02-19-2014, 09:38 PM
We all have documents we consider important or private.
Keeping your documents safe from prying eyes is
however a difficult task. Some of the file protection
softwares do not work properly or are rather too
expensive. But why do you need a software to protect
your document when you can do it without one.
we'll show you an easy way to protect your Word
documents without the use of any software or third party
To password protect your document , follow the steps
1. Open the document you want to protect
2. Click on save as
3. In older versions of Ms Word like 2007 the save as
window would open immediately, but in Word 2010 and
2013 you have to click on Browse to select the folder you
want to save the file.
4. Once the 'save as' window is open, click on Tools,
5. In General options there are two options. Choose the
"password to open" option to launch password each time
the document is opened. The second option launches a
password each time someone attempts to modify the
Choose the option that best suits you and input password
to lock. Click on OK to finish document protection.