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Protecting your PDF using a password with Acrobat 9

Learn how to control document security and protect PDF files with a simple password using Acrobat 9.

By June 22, 2008


In this tutorial, learn how to protect PDF with a simple password. Protect PDF files so a password is required to open a file or simply restrict the permissions on the document to prevent people from copying text and graphics or from printing.

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Acrobat 9

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Lori Kassuba

3, 2014-09-15 15, 2014

Hi luis armando lizana veas,

Unfortunately it’s not possible to recover a document password.


luis armando lizana veas

9, 2014-09-13 13, 2014

como recupero mi contraseƱa para habrir un documento protejido se me olvido la contraseƱa y no puedo habrir el documento

English translation:
How do I recover my password as an environmentally- document open I forgot the password and the document can not open.

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