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    Since I can not remember my password for my encrypted back up on my iPad 4. Is I were to delete iTunes from my computer and then reinstall iTunes. Would I be able to backup my iPad using encryption and set to a new password?

    I put in every password that I had ever used and none of them worked.

    I contacted Apple on this idea. In the photograph the representative wrote this would work.

    I used Iobit uninstalled and scanned for all files iTunes installed on computer including any device information. For that I used the powerful scan option.
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    Last edited by Honey Beagle; 08-01-2016 at 01:12 AM.
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    So, did it work?
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    I deleted all of my backups. Then when I hooked both my iPad Pro last night then my iPad 4 today. I saw the indication on iTunes the devices have never been synced/backed up to this iPad. So that seems promising. I will restore from backup later on and see if I am asked to set up a password for the first time. Will let yas know. I will do this first with my iPhone 4 to see what happens. I deleted my backups manually by locating them by searching using this search %appdata%. Need to use the percent symbols to get to the correct directory to find the backups.

    Could not delete from within iTunes. Backups would not delete.
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    Still asking for the original password. The best thing is to purchase a new computer. Then install iTunes start over.
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    As I stated in the other subject SOLVED remembered password finally.
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