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How To Password Protect an Excel File

To password protect an Excel file, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Excel file you want to protect and click on the "File" tab in the ribbon menu.

  2. Click on "Info" in the left-hand menu and then click on the "Protect Workbook" button.

  3. Select "Encrypt with Password" from the drop-down menu.

  4. In the "Encrypt Document" dialog box, type a password of your choice and click "OK".

  5. Confirm the password by retyping it in the "Confirm Password" dialog box and click "OK".

  6. Save the file to apply the password protection.

Note that if you forget the password, you will not be able to access the file. Therefore, it is important to remember the password or store it in a secure location.

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