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Connect to password protected excel workbook

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Trav on 21 Aug 2015 09:38:21

It would be great if we can connect or open the password protected excel workbook inside Power BI Desktop. Of course we should know & provide the password first.

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Garazi Donlo on 01 Feb 2022 15:23:44

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Absolutely essential! This is the pain of my life right now...

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Stephan Song on 26 Dec 2021 15:40:44

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This would be super good if this functionality is available in Power Query.

This is the worst thing I have encountered that I can not open a password protected file with Power Query.

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Shadi Abu Okkaz on 17 Dec 2021 06:12:29

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It is really a crucial need, and if it was applied on all types of protected file types that would be a very important addition to the Power BI desktop, and of course at first the password should be available to be provided.

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Matthew Steede on 27 Oct 2021 15:39:30

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Yes please!

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JP Guerra on 02 Oct 2021 00:01:17

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Within the corporate environment, this is definitely needed.

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Derek Kelly on 07 Jul 2021 04:17:42

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This feature is badly needed!

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Tyler Griffin on 17 May 2021 19:48:42

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How has this honestly not been addressed yet? Companies need the ability to use their data and secure their data with passwords at the same time. This should have been a release function. Laziness that it hasn't been addressed.

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Michael Von Schledorn on 22 Apr 2021 15:50:55

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bump

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Sherin Thomas on 23 Feb 2021 15:24:18

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I totally support this idea. If we have the password then we should be able to access the file. This is becoming highly important now given the fact that all the organizations are focusing on data security.

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Sreenivas Amirineni on 25 Sep 2020 05:09:13

RE: Connect to password protected excel workbook

Need an solution to connect to password protected Excel/PDF files using power BI desktop.