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    7Zip Password Removal

    I use password-protected 7Zip archives for sensitive information. For example, I zip with a password a folder containing multiple files. I have not found any way to remove the password once the data no longer needs to be protected. Is there a way short of essentially creating a new archive with the files extracted from the secure archive?

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    The only way I know of: unpack 'em in any empty folder. Rezip 'em without password.
    One thing I have is a "template.zip" 'cause before going to 7Zip, I could not find how to create a new zip with the built-in Windows zip. With 7Zip - no problem.
    "Take care of thy backups and thy restores shall take care of thee." Ben Franklin revisited.
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    Quote Originally Posted by donlboy View Post
    I use password-protected 7Zip archives for sensitive information. For example, I zip with a password a folder containing multiple files. I have not found any way to remove the password once the data no longer needs to be protected. Is there a way short of essentially creating a new archive with the files extracted from the secure archive?
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