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Remove stored signature

Explorer ,
Dec 10, 2018 Dec 10, 2018

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How do I remove a stored signature? Although I have used the stored image of my signature, most of the documents I sign for the organization I work for I just type in my name.

I removed my stored signature image from it's previously used file location on my computer. Today I signed a document and suddenly the image of my signature pops into the field. It's never automatically filled in the signature field, if I wanted to use it I had to go get it.

I have not intentionally stored the image of my signature anywhere in Adobe Acrobat, Reader or Cloud nor can I find it in any of those apps. I will no longer be working with this organization soon and don't want my signature available for anyone else to use.

Thank you,

Kelley C

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Security digital signatures and esignatures, Windows

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Adobe Community Professional , Dec 10, 2018 Dec 10, 2018
Go to Edit - Preferences - Signatures - Identities and Trusted Certificates, select the signature profile you want to remove and click on Remove ID. Note that this process is not reversible and if you delete a profile you won't be able to verify any signatures you applied in the past using it!

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Dec 10, 2018 Dec 10, 2018

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Go to Edit - Preferences - Signatures - Identities and Trusted Certificates, select the signature profile you want to remove and click on Remove ID. Note that this process is not reversible and if you delete a profile you won't be able to verify any signatures you applied in the past using it!

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Aug 12, 2021 Aug 12, 2021

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How do I remove the signature I typed and can drag and drop in Adobe Fill and Sign. The - button is grayed out. I do not need to remove my certificate signature, just the quick signature in Adobe fill & sign. The one that has "Add Initials" below it. That is the one that needs to be removed so I can add a new one. 

 

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New Here ,
Aug 09, 2020 Aug 09, 2020

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Hello: I tried what you suggested (I want to remove the signature and the highlights of the person who lent me this version of the text) but it says the following: "Removing a digital ID is only permitted if the ID was created by Adobe Reader or Acrobat version 8.0 or later". How can I do to modify the text and add my own highlights? Also is having their signature and encryption in my text safe? could it have viruses? Thanks.

 

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