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Password Tab

The files can be protected by using a password.

Password compatibility with old versions

Activate this option if you want your password to be compatible with the Banana Accounting 8 versions and earlier.
This option not recommended because the password is saved in a less secure mode.

Entering a password in a file that doesn't have a password

  • The box Confirm old password is shown in gray.
  • Indicate your new password twice (New password and Confirm new password).
  • Confirm with OK.

Changing an existing password

  • Enter the existing password.
  • Indicate your new password twice.
  • Confirm with OK.

How to cancel a password

  • Enter the existing password.
  • Leave the boxes for the new password empty.
  • Confirm with OK.

Forgotten pasword

For information about a forgotten password, please refer to the Questions and Answers page, Password unlock paragraph.


Using a password does not give a high level of protection. In order to render the data truly inaccessible to third parties, it is necessary to have the appropriate cryptographic software.

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