VBA - Opening password protected workbook?

Rags

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Hi

I need to open a password protected workbook using VBA.

I've tried the code below but I still get prompted for a password.

Code:
Workbooks.Open Filename:="\\HOME\Working\Report.xls" _
        , Password:="xxxx"

How do I get it to open automatically???
 

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Richard Schollar

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Hi

That should work for a workbook that's password protected to open, is it possibly password protected for writing instead (or as well as)?
 

gingersteve

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Is there also a Write-Reserved Password on the file? i.e. does it ask you whether you want to open it as read only? If so, you also need to include WriteResPassword:="xxxx"
 
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