Password Protect a PDF

1. Open your PDF in Acrobat Professional

2. Click on the Security Icon at the top and select "Password Encrypt" from the dropdown menu

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3. Click yes in the following dialog

4.  Select the following settings in the encryption dialog.  Type in a password that you will provide to your readers.  Make a note of your password,

if it is lost, noone will be able to open the document.

5.  You will be asked to confirm the password by typing in the dialog below

6.  You will be warned that the password settings will not be applied until the PDF is saved.  Save the PDF

7.  If you now click on the PDF to open it you will be asked to enter the password:

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