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[*] Post 477536 posted on 28-9-2013 at 19:41 Reply With Quote
taking password protection off pdf document

Ruby had me retrieve a certain W2 form for her, onto my hard drive. It required a password to open it, and I did so.

I saved the document, with its pdf extension, under another name. When I opened the copy, it again asked for the password. (I had mistakenly thought that the password requirement would not stick to the newly-named copy.)

How can I get this bothersome password protection off it? If I can't, will it cause me a problem in printing it?
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[*] Post 477566 posted on 29-9-2013 at 00:35 Reply With Quote

It shouldn't cause a problem when printing. Depending upon your PDF editor, there will be a menu option somewhere to remove the password. If, of course you are only using a "reader", forget it.
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[*] Post 477580 posted on 29-9-2013 at 08:17 Reply With Quote

The protection is to stop you amending the document. The accountant will have done that so that no fraud is committed that he is a party to. You would need Acrobat Pro which I have to amend the document but it will print fine as it is. But a question scholar, why post on here when just printing would have worked that out for you? Pressing "print" would seem way less work than starting a thread. confused2
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