Creating Password Protected PDFs

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This guide will help you how to add a password to PDF files. We are using a free software to convert files to PDF. Just download and use Primo PDF from ActivePDF to create our PDF files.

When you install Primo PDF, it appears as a new printer in your Print Menu. You can convert Word documents, Excel spreadsheets and any type of document to a PDF file by printing to the Primo PDF printer.

While there are many free PDF converters, this is the one we liked most – this alone creates password protected PDFs.

Here’s a 1-2-3 guide to creating password protected PDFs with PrimoPDF

1. In the Print menu, select “Primo PDF”

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2. When you press OK, you are presented with this dialog box to set the properties.

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3.Click on Security to open up this dialog box, enter the password you want.

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That’s all Folks!

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