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How to Encrypt Word 2010 Document With Password

Word 2010 documents can be secured by encrypting them. You don’t need to encrypt the document using any third-party tool, it comes with a staunch encryption/decryption feature to protect your document with password.

For encrypting a document, click File on ribbon, it will open up default Info Backstage View. Under Protect Document options, click Encrypt With Password.

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This will open up Encrypt Document dialog asking for password. Enter a password to encrypt and click OK.

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Once document is encrypted, you can decrypt the document from the File backstage view.

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