If you are struggling with Opening a Password Protected PDF, you can use Freeware PDF Unlocker to remove the password protection from the PDF and use it like any other PDF.
Usually PDF passwords are of two types
Type 1 – A password that restricts some functions. Such as printing, copy & paste. This is the most common type of password set.
Type 2 – A password to open the file for reading the PDF. This kind of password is usually set in PDF’s sent by banks, mutual fund companies etc.
With Freeware PDF Unlocker you can unlock both these types of passwords. In order to remove passwords from Password Protected PDF, follow the steps below
1. Download and Install Free PDF Unlocker.
2. Once Installed, you would see the Freeware PDF Unlocker Icon on your Desktop.
3. In order to remove passwords of first type which restricts some functions etc…simply drag and drop the Password Protected PDF on to the link on your desktop.
For Removing Passwords of Type 2.
4. If you wish to open a password protected PDF of type 2 wherein a password is required to open the file for reading the PDF. If you wish to remove the password restriction from the PDF (lets assume you wish to send this PDF to a client without any password), you must be aware of the password which is required to open this PDF. If you do not know the password to open the PDF, you wont be able to remove the password restriction from this PDF. Follow the steps below to remove the “password restriction for opening PDF’s” below.
5.) Right click Remove PDF Password link and choose edit.
6.) Directly after -sPDFPassword=
Place open password, without quotes. Close and save file.
7.) Then drag and drop the PDF on to the link on your desktop. This will give you a new file with no password restrictions. This ways, next time when you open the PDF, it wont ask you for a password.
8.) Do not forget to remove the password after -sPDFPassword= .It must be blank for type 1 passwords.
You just learnt how to open password protected PDF using Freeware PDF Unlocker. Download Freeware PDF Unlocker.
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