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How to protect users from saving password-protected DWG drawings?

A - answer You can disable Security functions during custom installation of AutoCAD.

In an already installed AutoCAD-based application, you can disable passwords using a registry setting.

Use Regedit to open the key:

and set the AllowEncryption value to 0. You can change the value even when AutoCAD is running. You can force the change using Windows group policy.
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See also:
Tip 10329:Easily share your Fusion 360 design.
Tip 8118:How to get "User ID" for Autodesk web services?
Tip 5692:Cannot open a password protected DWG - "It contains incorrect or corrupted information".
Tip 2649:How to protect AutoCAD drawing content with a password?

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