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Somehow one of our files became a shared file and we don't want it to be.  I follow the steps to uncheck share workbook, but it is greyed. I can click Unprotect Shared Workbook, but no one knows what the password is.  What can I do?


Is it possible for me to see the file (email is as I suspect the only way I can resolve this is by using the actual file - if that isn't possible, you could copy the sheets to another workbook, save it as any name you like, delete the original file, and resave as the original file - thus overwriting it?
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Aidan Heritage


I have provided first hand support since `95 for Microsoft Office majoring in Word and Excel - support for all versions from 2 onwards. I'm based in the UK, so please allow for time differences when asking me questions from other parts of the world!


My background is in the insurance industry and call centre areas, but have been called upon to provide many varied solutions.

I'm educated to UK A level standard, but as I left school some 30 years ago that is rather irrelevent - university of life has provided more of a background!

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