Password recovery in .ods file

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Password recovery in .ods file

Postby apramod » Thu Feb 18, 2010 8:59 pm


I have forgotten the password for .ods file

Please help
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Re: Password recovery in .ods file

Postby fst » Thu Feb 18, 2010 10:25 pm


sorry but there is little chance to open this file again except you can reconstruct the password from your rain.

As far as I know OOo uses the AES algorithm to encrypt the data stream. So nearly no chance to crack it except you use a brute force attack on the file. Problem is there is no program which does it for you.

Sorry for no better reply.


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Re: Password recovery in .ods file

Postby Hagar Delest » Thu Feb 18, 2010 10:27 pm

Hi and welcome to the forum!

Bad luck. See:
- Password forgotten, can I crack it?
- Password Recovery

If you don't want to redo your file, try to remember all the passwords you could have used.

Good luck.
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