I await my punishment for posting this but.. reputable word file password cracker sought

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  1. wheelbearing
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    I await my punishment for posting this but.. reputable word file password cracker sought

    Here we go:

    Judging from the gazlillions of results when I searched here, I'm sure this road has been trod many times before on this forum, and this reads like yet another missive from a fraudster, but please bear with me.

    My dad (and business partner) is going through the early stages of dementia. He has a Word file in which he keeps a huge list of names and addresses for Christmas cards and other stuff. The word file is encrypted with a password, which he cannot recall.

    Can anyone recommend a reputable UK based outfit that could decrypt this? I know there are various cracking tools out there, but I want to do this safely and legitimately.

    I realise that providing proof of ownership / bona-fides etc may be tricky but am sure this could be done somehow.

    I've tried a few of the mainstream data recovery outfits but while some say they're developing a service for this kind of thing, none seem to yet have an offering. I've got a query out with a pen test company but am hoping someone here already knows of a decent UK based service.

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