Effectively password protect a Workbook and Macros

Andre Costa

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Hi all!
I'm having a hard time trying to create a password protected document in Excel that is robust to password recover programs like Passware. I would like to protect some cells and macros but Passware always finds the password in seconds when I use the Excel password protection system, and it doesn't need to find the same password to work... Should I use VBA instead? Can anyone give me some help with the code?
Thanks a lot ;)
 

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Whats the difference between CONCAT and CONCATENATE?
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Sektor

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1) When opening workbook, holding SHIFT disables macros to run.
2) Sheet protection and VBA project protection are useless.
 

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