How to Recover MS Access VBA Password? Guide for beginners

Ashwani Tiwari | Published: September 8, 2021 | Password Recovery

Do you want to recover the password of .mdb files? Are you also exploring multiple solutions to unlock MS Access files? Do you have any similar queries as above? If yes, then follow this blog thoroughly to know solutions to recover MS Access VBA password.

Most of the users want to extract VBA passwords from Access. So, we are here. In this write-up, we will be discussing the manual and professional methods to recover VBA passwords. Just stay connected till the end.

Table of Contents

1. Recover Access VBA Password using Automated Tool
2. Advanced Features of Automated Software
3. Manual Solution:-
a. Visual Basic Editor
b. MS Access
4. Conclusion

Automated Software to Recover MS Access VBA Password

Users can opt for this VBA Password Remover Tool because it is one of the best solutions to recover VBA password. This software does not require any technical skills to recover VBA password and the tool has a user-friendly interface for user convenience. It has many other advanced features which we will discuss in this blog. Let’s begin with the working of the blog.

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Step-by-Step Guide of VBA Password Remover Tool

Step 1:- Install and Launch the VBA Password Tool on your system.

Step 2:- Go to the “Add files” or “Add folder” option to insert the password-protected VBA files.

Step 3:- You need to search for the location where you have saved the file, after that click on the “Open” button.

Step 4:- Tool provides “Remove or Remove All” option to delete the wrongly added files from the software panel.

Step 5:- After doing the above steps, you need to hit the “Reset” button.

Step 6:- When the process gets completed, the software will show a screen displaying “Reset Process Completed Successfully”.

Step 7:- In the end, click on the “OK” option.

Follow this step-by-step solution to recover the Access VBA password. This tool have some advanced features which are discussed below.

Prominent Features of VBA Password Remover Software

  • User can generate a new password by eliminating the old one with the help of this tool
  • Allows removing password from multiple as well as single VBA files
  • Supports to remove password of any length
  • Tool recovers macros formats like .docm, .xltm, .dotm, .xlsm, .xlsb, .docm etc.
  • User can recover VBA passwords from Word, Access and PowerPoint
  • Supports to remove VBA passwords from multiple file extensions like .mdb, .accdb, .dot, .xla, .ppsm, .xlt, .pptm etc.
  • Software is compatible with Microsoft Office and Windows OS.
  • Supports to bypass VBA project password in Excel

These are the key features of the VBA Password Remover Software. Users can go for this tool to easily recover MS Access VBA password. But, if you want to try the free solutions then jump to the next segment.

Manual Approach to Recover MS Access VBA Password

We have mentioned the automated tool in the above section. But if you want to opt for the manual method then you can see the next section. But if you are going with any of the manual methods mentioned below, then firstly take a backup of all the password-protected VBA files. Because manual methods are not that safe to use.

Recover VBA Password using MS Access

  • Open the database file by entering the correct password.
  • Click on the “File” button, then hit the “Open” button and choose the “Decrypt database” option.
  • Click on the “OK” button when asked about the exclusive use.
  • Here, select the access database file which needs to be decrypted.
  • In this step, search for the “Open-exclusive” option in the drop-down list.
  • After performing the above steps, your VBA password will be removed.
  • So, after that click on the “File” tab again and go to the “Decrypt database” option.
  • Finally, in the user database dialogue box enter the password and click on the “OK” option

These are the steps of the manual method to recover MS Access VBA password. But if this method doesn’t works then you can go with the next manual method.

Recover MS Access VBA Password using Visual Basic Editor

Follow the steps given below to recover Access VBA Password:-

  • Start with creating a new database file and after that open the newly created file.
  • Press the “F11 + Alt” keys to open the Visual Basic Editor.
  • After opening VBA, go to the “Insert” option and click on the “Module” button.
  • In the last, you just need to copy the code given below:-

Note:- This solution will use ActiveX Data Objects (ADO.Net) code to recover access VBA password. It only supports Access 2003 and 2007.

Last Words

In the above blog, we have discussed 2 manual solutions and 1 professional tool. Users can use any of the above methods to recover MS Access VBA password. But, manual solution is not safe and secure. So, we suggest users to go for the professional solution. Because it is safe and also provides multiple advanced features to users.