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    Question Password Protection

    Can a sinlge password be applied to multiple files or a group of files, already protected with another password, without opening them?

    In other words I want to change password of all my files without opening these files to reduce time.

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    Re: Password Protection

    Isn't this the point of passwords?
    So that other users can't do exactly what you are asking?

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    Last edited by Marcol; 02-21-2010 at 07:48 AM. Reason: ref to rules

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    Re: Password Protection

    I'm with Marcol here. If there were a way to run a macro that replaces any existing password with a new one, that would defy the purpose of password protection.

    If you are the rightful user of the files and know the passwords, and if you want to change them, then you need to take the time to change the password on each file. One by one.
    Anything else would be considered hacking and any advice on that is not supported in this forum.

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    Re: Password Protection

    Your post does not comply with Rule 12 of our Forum RULES. Do not post questions with regard to breaking or bypassing a password of any type or post questions with regard to bypassing a users security settings, all such posts will be deleted, repeat offenders will be banned!
    Hope that helps.

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