In any Microsoft Word version, including Word 2010, you can password protect your documents to restrict unauthorized access to your documents. However, at any time you can decide to remove your password to freely access your docs. Read on to discover how to remove the password from a Word 2010 document.
To remove the password from a document in Word 2010, first of all, you must know the password to open it before modifying the protection level.
1) Open the Word document using your password.
2) Go to File > Info > Protect Document > Encrypt with Password.