Reset the print protection of a pdf document


last week a customer had the problem that he lost a Word Document which he wants to print. Only a pdf of the document was available but in this file the print protection flag was set.

I used Ghostscript to reset the print protection.

Install Ghostscript and use this command line to write a new version of the pdf file which is printable

gswin.exe -q -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sOutputFile=d:\temp\OUTPUT.pdf -c .setpdfwrite -f D:\Temp\input.pdf


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