Remove or change a password from a protected document

Steps

To remove a password from a document

  1. Click File > Open to open a document with a password.
  2. In the Confirm Password dialog box, type the correct password in Password to Open and click OK.
    If a password to modify is set, type the correct password in Password to Modify and click OK.
  3. When the document opens, run File > Document Password to remove it.
  4. In the Change/Remove Password to Open/Modify dialog box, select Remove Password from Password to Open or Password to Modify.

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  5. Type the correct password for the current document in Current Password and click OK.
  6. The dialog box closes and the password set in the current document will be removed.
  7. Click File > Save.

To change a password from a document

  1. In the Change/Remove Password to Open/Modify dialog box, select Change Password from Password to Open or Password to Modify.

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  2. Type the correct password for the current document in Current Password.
  3. Type the New password for the current document and Confirm it in the next field then press OK.
  4. The dialog box closes and the password set in the document will be changed.
  5. Click File > Save.
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