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How to password protect a Word 2010 Document

Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:28 pm
by CuriousGuy
Hi, I am new here,

Can anyone let me know How to password protect a Word 2010 Document?

Re: How to password protect a Word 2010 Document

Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:34 pm
by Atish Ranjan
CuriousGuy wrote:Hi, I am new here,

Can anyone let me know How to password protect a Word 2010 Document?


Hello CuriousGuy!

Nice username indeed! :)

Coming to your question.

It is very simple to password protect a word 2010 document?

Follow the steps below:

Open Word 2010 on your Computer.
Go to File => Info => Permissions => Encrypt with password

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Once you click on Encrypt with password you will see a pop up.

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set password and your file is now protected. :-)

Let me know if you have further questions. Thanks

Re: How to password protect a Word 2010 Document

Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:37 pm
by CuriousGuy
Thanks so much for prompt reply. This is so easy. thank you very very much.