How to remove local security from NSF file?

I have password protected NSF file and I forgot my NSF file password. how to remove password from NSF file?
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Sam Simon NasserIT Support ProfessionalCommented:
follow the steps mentioned here
he generic with the that corresponds to the NSF you are attempting to view. There are other ways to assigning the file. I like this method because I don’t have to keep browsing to the file every time I want to open any of the users NSF files.

2.) In the notes client open the NSF file for which you want to have the protection removed.

3.) Select: View --> Advanced Menus **Sneaky**

4.) Make sure you are focused on the Application / NSF you want to convert.

5.) Select: File --> Application --> New Copy (**look at this menu before and after you check the Advanced Menus**)

6.) Select the location of the new NSF and give it a name.

7.) Make sure you uncheck “Access Control List” check box.

8.) Click OK and it will work on creating a new NSF for you.

9.) Open your new unprotected NSF and breath the free air.

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Sandeep KumarAssociate ConsultantCommented:
Apart from above manual steps given above by Sam, you can use an automated tool to remove local restrictions of NSF files. Use  Kernel for NSF Local Security Removal tool for it. To know more about NSF security removal tool, visit to download the demo application.
Sara TeasdaleCommented:
You can use Lotus Notes Security Removal software to successfully add NSF file and remover security from the NSF file then quickly access database of Lotus Notes file.
SysToolsData Expert - Recovery,Backup,MigrationCommented:

Shake hands with SysTools Securase Tool to remove local security from Lotus Notes NSF file. It was designed to support IBM Notes 9.0 and all below versions. There is no restriction on file size limit as you can use this tool to remove security from any length of NSF file.It will not alter data elements of NSF files while removing the Local security. More technical details about software are available here:

Let me know if you need any further assistance !!
SysToolsData Expert - Recovery,Backup,MigrationCommented:
All expert gave his/her best answer and all possible suggested solution are best, then why preferring only one.
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