Monthly Archives: January 2008

Excel sheet protection password hash

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When you protect either your workbook or one of your worksheets with a password in Excel, Excel internally generates a 16-bit hash of your password and stores it instead of the original password text. The hashing algorithm used for that … Continue reading

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Back at work

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After a nice 2-week time off, I’m finally back at work today. It was a good time off; we went ice-skating, fixed an old bookcase (putting new shelves in, staining & finishing etc.), and enjoyed a neighborhood new year’s party. … Continue reading

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