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I would like to know what to do to change the security settings of a document when I forgot the password

New Here ,
Jan 20, 2018 Jan 20, 2018

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Acrobat DC need the password to permit that I modify the security settings

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LEGEND , Jan 20, 2018 Jan 20, 2018

Yes. Remake the file.

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How do I remake a file? Please help with the steps to remove the password from the document.


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You will need the source file (Word, Excel, InDesign, … , whatever application created the PDF file). You export again to PDF.

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Jan 20, 2018 Jan 20, 2018

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Yes. Remake the file.

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Mar 14, 2024 Mar 14, 2024

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How do I remake a file? Please help with the steps to remove the password from the document.

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Mar 15, 2024 Mar 15, 2024

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Reset the file from scratch in the original application, or find a program to open the pdf that doesn't apply Adobe's security standards to bypass the password requirement.

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How do I remake a file? Please help with the steps to remove the password from the document.


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You will need the source file (Word, Excel, InDesign, … , whatever application created the PDF file). You export again to PDF.

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