How to remove a known Acrobat PDF password

I had some Adobe Acrobat PDF files that I knew the password, but wanted to remove. The following options did not work, because they required a Permission Password (which I did not have):

  • File | Properties | Security, then change the Security Method from Password Security to No Security
  • File | Print, then Print to Adobe PDF.

My solution follows:

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