How to protect files on Microsoft® Word 2010?
Tips for securing files on Microsoft Word 2010.
Microsoft word 2010 is an application comes bundled with Microsoft Office suite. Almost all professional and personal application requires creation of document. Microsoft Word 2010 helps you in creating document with perfect quality. Microsoft word 2010 has many additional features as compared to its other versions. It has a special feature of providing protection to your document. The files that are confidential can be protected using password in Microsoft Word 2010 so that other people cannot access your file. It also has feature of providing restricted editing. That means only restricted people can access the document and make changes. Moreover its feature of ‘Protected View’ secures your files from the attack of viruses. Therefore providing security to your files from viruses and other unauthorized users is very much needed.
Following are the information on security in Microsoft Word 2010:
- Password protection
- Having protected view
- Restriction in editing
You can protect your files in Microsoft Word 2010 using password. For that you need to save the file and then select “General options” option in the “Tools” menu. In the corresponding window you need to enter password in “Password to open” box and in “Password to modify” box. Then you need to click on “ok”. Next on prompting you need to retype the password again, click “ok” and then click on “Save” option to finish the process.
Having protected view
“Protected view” is a special feature of Microsoft Word 2010 that helps to protect your system from infected files. Most of the files downloaded from the Internet might be affected by virus. By enabling “Protected View” option you can view the document without having the fear of infecting your system. Thus by using this feature you can protect other files from getting infected by the attack of virus.
You can restrict others from modifying your files by using “Restrict Editing” option. By enabling this option you can restrict the other users from modifying or appending your document. You can enable this feature just by clicking on the “File” tab and selecting “Restrict Editing” option from “Protect Document” dropdown. Thus you can prevent others from editing your file.
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