When Microsoft Excel attempts to verify a password that you typed, you receive the following error message:
The password you supplied is not correct. Verify that the CAPS LOCK key is off and be sure to use the correct capitalization.
You may receive this error message if the password that you typed has a different capitalization from the actual password. For example, suppose that you created your password by using all lowercase letters, like this:
beachIf CAPS LOCK is on when you type your password, Excel reads your password in uppercase, like this:
BEACHConversely, suppose that you created your password by using all uppercase letters, like this:
BEACHIf CAPS LOCK is on and you hold down SHIFT when you type your password, Excel reads your password in lowercase, like this:
Check to see if the CAPS LOCK key is on. If it is, press it to turn it off, and then retype your password by using the correct capitalization.
For more information about the Microsoft policy on missing or invalid passwords, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
189126 Microsoft's policy regarding missing or invalid passwords