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When you open a Microsoft Word document that is protected with a "modify" password, you may not be prompted for the password if the document exists in a Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft Outlook mail folder.
To protect a Word document against unauthorized modifications, follow these steps:
To work around this problem, save or move the document to a directory on a disk drive. To do this, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 209638 - Last Review: February 1, 2007 - Revision: 3.2