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Old 02-09-2012, 02:44 AM   #1
sandyago
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How can I remove PDF password?


Hi guys, recently I've got a really annoying problem at work. Some of my PDFs can not be copyed, edited or printed. I know that's because they're secured but how can I remove the password? Any idea to work out the problem?
 
Old 02-09-2012, 04:11 AM   #2
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how can I remove the password? Any idea to work out the problem?
Passwords are there for a reason: go ask for it.

* Do note (aiding) circumvention of access restrictions, specifically here: (help) "crack" a PDF file, is a LQ Rules violation.
 
Old 02-09-2012, 04:23 AM   #3
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You have to edit and recompile the pdf file anew without password and with freer permissions to the reader. You will need a pdf editor try here.

Or you may convert it first to other formats with a converter. Choose converters here.

If you have created them by open office or libre office just try if it can handle back then re-export to pdf file with new permissions.
 
Old 02-09-2012, 01:38 PM   #4
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Passwords are there for a reason. The LQ rules directly say that it is forbidden to ask about cracking. This thread is closed.

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