A couple of thoughts,
There is a great (free) add-in for standard workbook/worksheet protection, the link is listed at:
Also, on this board, there is code, use the search at the top-right.
These work well unless there's a file open password, much heavier encryption. In this case, go to Mr. Excel's "home" page and read his advice on password recovery.
Hope this helps.
[ This Message was edited by: NateO on 2002-06-04 19:51 ]