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I'm looking for some way to open multiple protected workbooks in one time, these workbooks has been protected , but all with the same password. usually, when i open one workbook, open ,enter password, but there are so many of them that i want to open all these workbooks in the same time, the problem is each workbook showed a enter-password box, it so inefficient, i want all these protected workbooks show only one enter-password box.

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