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Last Updated: October 4, 2022

ISSUE

When you try to open a Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) project using the correct password, you receive the error "Invalid password".

Screenshot of the "Invalid password" error

STATUS: FIXED

The issue is fixed in current releases of Office 2019, Office LTSC2021 and M365 apps.

This issue is fixed in the September 6, 2022, update for Office 2016 (KB5002251) and October 4, 2022, update for Office 2013 (KB5002274).

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