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Best Adobe PDF File Alternative for with working Adobe PDF File

Q: Best Adobe PDF File Alternative for with working Adobe PDF File

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Topic: Best Adobe PDF File Alternative for with working Adobe PDF File

Adobe is a Mal-ware Magnet. Can anyone suggest Best Adobe PDF File Alternative for with working Adobe PDF Files?

Kind regards,

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Preferred Solution: Best Adobe PDF File Alternative for with working Adobe PDF File

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A: Best Adobe PDF File Alternative for with working Adobe PDF File

I like PDF-Xchange, its main advantage being the built-in OCR functionality which can be quite handy.

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Hi Ladies and Gents, my first time here.

I am trying to solve a problem where on 2 different machines refuse to open downloaded pdf's when this is selected at the open/save option after downloading. The 2 machines are both Win XP SP2. 1 is running Adobe Acrobat 7.0 (full) the other is running Reader 8.1.1.

On both, if an already saved file is clicked on it opens immediately. It is only on files being downloaded that the problem occurrs.

Any and all ideas gratefully received.

PeterDee
 

A:NEWBIE: Adobe Acrobat not opening pdf file unless file saved to disk first

Maybe a description of the error would be helpful?
 

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Does someone know how to add as pdf file that was downloaded and viewed to the adobe reader recent file list. I tried to ask this question of adobe but Icouldn't sign in and I couldn't find the answer on Google.

A:add pdf file to adobe reader recent file list

Open the file with Adobe PDF Reader. That should add it to the recent list.

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Hi all. I have one long Adobe PDF that was created by saving 28 different files as one. Each one has a separate person's name and separate ID tag. I tried to cut and paste each one separately and name them individually but all I did was create 28 copies of the original huge file. How do I create the original 28 individual PDF's again? PS. I did not create the original big PDF and I am not sure which version of Adobe was used.
 

A:Big Adobe file

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OK, Long story short, I have a computer that had Adobe 7.0 on it, at some point it was upgraded to Adobe 8.0, but the original was not removed. I am attempting to use Alohabob to relocate some programs on a new computer, but I get and error message

"unable to scan C'\Program Files\Adobe\7.0\Reader\VDKHome\EDU"

I have uninstalled all Adobe files but this one will not uninstall or delete, it is a file folder only, nothing inside it, and yet it tells me it can not delete because a directory exists. I even went into Dos prompt, located the file, and it is empty except for two dir, . and ..

Nothing I do works, i even tried re - installing adobe 7.0, but it tells me the EDU is in use, I followed Adobe manual uninstall directions to the letter, but this one critter will not go away!!

Any ideas :>)
 

A:EDU File for Adobe 7.0 - Can not get rid of it

Trish,

I'm assuming you are using Win XP...

A few things to try:

Launch Windows Explorer - navigate the folder tree to the folder you want to delete. Right-click on it and choose delete. While you're there, click on the Tools menu item on the menu bar in Windows Explorer. Choose Folder Options. Choose View. Look down the list in the window and make sure "Show hidden files and folders" is selected. There could be a hidden file or files that you will need to get rid of first. If that won't work....

Exit Windows Explorer. Click on <Start><Run>, type in msconfig and press enter. Click on the startup tab and see if it's listed there. Uncheck the box. Re-boot. If that won't work....

Click on <Start><Run> and type in msconfig again and press enter. Click on the Services tab. See if it's listed. Un-check the box. Re-boot

Good luck!
 

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Hi, I'm wondering if someone could help me. I have created a PDF File. Everything seems fine. It's 1.88 MB. The problem is when I go to load it into my website the program stops responding. I'm using Front Page 2000 on a XP Home Editon computer. The PDF File was created in Word 2000.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Adobe PDF File

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 220 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2815 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 940886 MB, Free - 891582 MB; D: Total - 12879 MB, Free - 1571 MB;
Motherboard: PEGATRON CORPORATION, 2A99
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

My desktop computer is running quite slow, so I am checking all of the software that I have installed to see if something might be causing the problem. Do I need the above items please? I have Foxit Reader and I am running a free Office Suite called Open Office.

Thank you for reading this.

Kind regards

Nanof2
 

A:Solved: Do I need Adobe Air, Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Reader, please?

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I changed a QuickTime, ".psd" file to open in Adobe Reader. It didn't work. I need it in QT/.psd again. But now ALL those files have been changed to open in Adobe. How can I reverse this?
 

A:changing an Adobe file

what is the operating system?
 

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I have started having a problem with PDF saying (unable to open properly and showing this error Oxc0000022).

The file does open and I have to click the error popup two times to make it go away. If I try to save the file, the error pops up again along with what is suppose to let me choose how and where to save it but it is blank with no way to save it.

Does anyone have a fix for this?

Edit: I can save the PDF if I save it without opening it.
 

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How can I convert a Word file into a Adobe PDF file and still retain the ability to update the data (in a graph or table):
Excel file to Word file to Adobe PDF file.
 

A:Word File to Adobe 5.0

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HI: I would like to put security on a ADOBE file.
 

A:HOW DO I PUT SECURITY ON A ADOBE FILE?

The Adobe company sells various programs that generate various types of files. What type of file are you working with and what kind of security do you want to put on it?
 

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Hello
 
Suddenly I'm getting Online Armour Firewall warnings about Adobe Air wants to create an executable file named :
 
AppData\Roaming\Macromedia\FlashPlayer\www.macromedia.com\bin\FlaD44.tmp\airupinstaller.exe
 
While I know its a legit program , this behaviour is unusual & never seen it before , tried to search for info , checked AdobeAir site as well , most issues discussed relate to Win7 & earlier OS.
This is a Win 8.1 64 bit Lenovo Thinkpad E530.
Adobe Air version 17.0.0.124
Adobe Flash 19.0.0.185
 
I'd appreciate some comments/advice on this issue..  TIA
 
 
 

A:Adobe Air wants to create exe file

Lenovo installs this on their computer.  If you don't care for it you can uninstalled in Programs and Features in the Control Panel.  It may be listed as Adobe Connect 9 Add-in.

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Adobe used to have a free product on their website that was like Cute PDF. It made it show up in printers and allowed you to save to a PDF file. They no longer
have that file for download and we need to reinstall something like it. If we own the latest version of Adobe Reader is there some way to do what I want? We'd
rather not use Cute if we don't have to.

A:Adobe print to PDF file..

Adobe reading won't let you convert files, however, if all you want to do is save files in pdf format, there are a few convertors out there that will allow you to do it. If you want to stick to adobe, they have a program called Abobe Acrobat which might do the trick (it's not free however)

Hope this helps.

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Can't uninstall adobe or download newer version because this file is missing. is there a way to download this file into adobe?
 

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Dear mates , hope anyone got a solution for this problem.

I got it for around 1 year ago and have tried to get rid of it alone but it doesn't work.

The problem is that every .exe file open in Adobe Reader 6.0, lets say i want to open Mozilla. I double click it and I get the message:
''Adobe Reader could not open Mozilla.exe because its either not a supported file type or the file has been corrupted''

To avoid this I have to right click , choose Open as.. and then declick ''Secure my computer from non permitted functions. Then it starts as normal.

So if anyone knows/got a clue about what is wrong I would be very satisfied.

Best regards!

PS. I'm using Windows xp Home edition
 

A:Every Exe file opens in Adobe

Welcome to TSG....

It look as though your file associations all got set to Adobe Reader so everything is going to open or try to open in this program.

Here is a page that will help you fix these associations please read first and also be careful

Windows® XP File Association Fixes
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm
 

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I need to make a one off....well a two off pdf files for some work that I don't want people to be able to edit once they receive it.

I'll be honest and I'm not sure how to do it at all but what worries me is the cost of Adobe Acrobat and how I just dont have the money to buy it outright.

is there anywhere that has a freebie one, two or three off use of converting a file to pdf?

also, I'm wanting to create my document in macromedia fireworks then have it as pdf. is this easy to convert??

thanks in advance!
 

A:making a one off adobe pdf file

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Hi, I have made a short animation using photoshop cs4 and saved it as a GIF file, I now want to use adobe Premier to add sound but for some reason, Premier does not recognise the GIF format, any ideas?
 

A:Using GIF file in Adobe Premier

Premiere is video software, not image software. It does not support animated GIF.

You'd have to extract every image one by one, and then import one by one, and drop on timeline one by one, to make a true video.
 

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What is a com.adobe.mauby.4875E02D9FB21EE389F73B8D1702B320485DF8CE.1 file and can I delete it?

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When i try to download ab internet file to adobe i get a box that says "couldn't open because not supported file type or file has been damaged or corrupted or was not correctly decoded".

I've tried everything any suggestions?

A:Can't download file to Adobe

What file are you trying to download andwhere are you trying to download it from? Please state the file extension.

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I have recently purchased a CD for family history. It contains several journals and an index. I was told it would work on all computers. I have a new computer and the Windows 10 upgrade. I have installed Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Adobe will open all the journals which are in pdf. But it will not open the index which is a .pdx file type. Any suggestions appreciated.
 

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I have a Toshiba Notebook freezing while connected via a wireless network, while playing MP3s via Windows Media Player V10.0. The music files are stored on a SONY VAIO on the network. The Toshiba appears to be timing out on a TCP/IP (Network message response request). So I look at the "Application Event Viewer" on the remote (SONY) system to see what is going on and discover the following in the log: Event Type:

Warning
Event Source: MSSQL$VAIO_VEDB
Event Category: (8)
Event ID: 19011
Date: 2/16/2006
Time: 2:06:56 PM
User: N/A
Computer: SONYVAIO1
Description:
The description for Event ID ( 19011 ) in Source ( MSSQL$VAIO_VEDB ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. You may be able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help and Support for details. The following information is part of the event: (SpnRegister) : Error 1355.

Everytime I find this warning in the log I find the following info message preceding the warning:
Event Type: None
Event Source: Adobe Active File Monitor
Event Category: Devices
Event ID: 2570
Date: 6/1/2006
Time: 11:11:16 PM
User: N/A
Computer: SONYVAIO1
Description:
Adobe Active File Monitor Service has Started.

There are other services started as well in and around the warning.

What is the Adobe Active File Monitor??????

 

A:Adobe Active File Monitor

Here's a link to what it is.
http://castlecops.com/o23list-518.html
You could always disable this service if you suspect it's causing a problem from administrative tools>services.
 

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I have a floppy disk (stats for an airplane instrument panel part) from 1998 with a lot of instructions to be read on Adobe Reader 2.0 -- I downloaded the latest Adobe Reader 6.0 and am unable to get it to open. Is there a place where I can download the old 2.0? It won't work with the new version.
 

A:I need the old Adobe Reader 2.0 to read an old file

try the adobe page at the old version site
 

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Dear Friends

I have a manual of our machine in Adobe Reader formate. There are many pages in manual having drawings. The lines and some indications in that pages are in blue or red color and when I get print out, these blue or red color lines don't print prominently and we unable to see.
Can anybody have any idea how can I change the color of these line from Blue/Red to black? I have tried but not succeeded.
 

A:Editing in Adobe formated file

For that, best bet is to do a black and white print, not colour. You cannot, as far a sI am aware, change any colours in Acrobat, even with th ePro version
 

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I am having issues printing PDF files. For some reason, when clicked to print, it says printing, when I hover the mouse over the print icon on the status bar, it says 0 documents printing. This never happened before.

Things I've tried:

1. Re Installed Adobe Reader
2. Re Installed printer

Problem still exists.

Adobe Reader X (10.1.2)

Any suggestions on how to fix?

A:Adobe Reader (PDF) File Not Printing

try this: How to Solve an Adobe Reader That Cannot Print Documents | eHow.com

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I am working on a D600 laptop, WinXP system. One of my users have a 129 page pdf file which he saves co. timessheets (electronic) by inserting the lastest sheet at the bottom of Adobe PDF Document. when I do a file save or save as, It looks like its going to save but comes back with "The document could not be saved. A file I/O error has occurred. I uninstalled and reinstalled and doesn't work. Any ideas?
 

A:Adobe 8 Standard PDF File I/O error

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how, or can i fix damaged AI file what give following error.
Acrobat PDF file format is having difficultis . The file is damaged and could not be repaired.

PLEASE PLEASE.....
 

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Hello there. I'm taking a graphic design course in college right now. Everything opens and closes fine at school, because obviously the programs are there. But if I bring the files home, the computer says it can't read them. I've even downloaded a form of Adobe reader, but that didn't help either. I'm completely lost, andy help would be appreciated!
 

A:adobe photoshop file reading

Are these PSD (Photoshop files)?

Adobe Reader is only for PDF files. To view PSD files you need something like Irfanview.

Though only if the PSD files have been saved with a composite layer (Maximize PSD compatibility checked in Photoshop preferences).
 

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I was opening a adobe file and got a BSOD.

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So I recently got a Adobe CS4 Design Premium and when I put the disk 1 in to install, it pops up with the invalid unicode file message along with several others that I have read to be common.

When I try to go to windows explorer and run the setup.exe, it does not exist on the CD.

Is there something else I should be doing?
 

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I bought adobe photoshop elements 6. Despite many tries, in the middle it stops gives error 1335. Says cabinet file data 1 cab is corrupt and cannot be used. Not true as it installed on my other computer just fine. I got so upset I restored my whole computer. (Had other odd issues too so thought it was a good idea). Computer working beautifully but still doing that with ADobe only! everything else zips in and installs.

I have tried the following:
1. copied it to C, then tried to install...same issue.
2. Copied the CD to the computer it installed easily on, then transferred it to a External Hard drive. Attached that to computer Im trying to get it on, and installed (in case CD Rom too sensitive or something), same issue.
3. I have no virus software running.

UGH! Making me insane!

As an total different aside, I downloaded versiontracker pro. Seemed like a good idea for drivers so when I tried to update Nividia driver for display...got scary message not tested for compatibility so I shut it. Did I waste my money on this? Thanks!!

This post has been edited by srpesq: Today, 10:54 AM

A:Adobe Photoshop Corrupt Cab File

Regarding Versiontracker: Only you can say whether it's a waste of money.

I don't feel compelled to use every program I try, buy, or install...and neither should you. But if you see value in what it does for you, use it.

Regarding issues like you have with Adobe...first thing I would do is go to the Adobe site and see if there are any downloadable updates that may make the ride smoother.

Louis

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I sent a guy a file that I downloaded from a publishing house-- and he said it was blank. I re-sent the file and the same thing happened.

I re-checked the file for a third time and it works great with Foxit Reader & PDF Xchange Viewer-- but I wondered what program he was using; so I tried Adobe Reader. Indeed, the file is not readable with Adobe Reader (version 8)

I will certainly have him download one of the working programs- but wondering what might be up (as I thought the idea of Foxit & PDF Xchange Viewers was compatiblity)?

Any thoughts would be appreciated
letchworth
 

A:.pdf File- Readable with all but Adobe Reader?

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Getting the following error when attempting to open a .eps file in photoshop:

"Could not open the document because the parser module cannot parse the file"

Any suggestions? Can this file be converted to a .tiff file? If so, how?

Thx a lot for any help with this!
 

A:In Adobe Photoshop 5.0, .EPS file error

EPS files can be either vector or raster based. Photoshop might have problems with the vector based variant as it is a raster program. A vector file is usually small in kb for the size of the image.

Your best bet would be a vector based program like Illustrator or Corel Draw.

I don’t know how good a job it would do, but the freeware Irfanview with the plug-ins installed might be able to give you a decent TIFF. I think EPS files are usually CYMK and I have no idea whether Irfanview could handle that. I just looked in the Irfanview file associations and it lists EPS but with (TIF only) noted. Sounds like it won’t handle the vector version either but it might be worth a try.
 

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I ran a virus scan and AVG 8.0 free found a trojan in setup files in abobe. Can you tell me if it been removed please? It seemed to be affecvting avg as the notification was in chinese instead of english and my computer seemed to have a problem restarting but that could have been due to an update as it restarted itself during the night when the scan was running so im not sure which messed it up. Ive tried to run adaware but it comes up with an error and wont run. Heres my hijackthis file, thanks:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 08:00:09, on 17/10/2008Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exeC:\Program Files\Down2Home\Down2Home.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\ieuser.exeC:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.sky.comR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.sky.comR1 - HKLM\Software\Micros... Read more

A:Trojan found in Adobe file

Hello. I am PropagandaPanda (Panda or PP for short), and I will be helping you with your log.I apologize for the delay in response. We get overwhelmed with logs at times, but we are trying our best to keep up. If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If you still need help, post a new HijackThis log.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favourites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools. Doing so could cause changes to the directions I have to give you and prolong the time required. Further more, you should not be taking any advice relating to this computer from any other source throughout the course of this fix.If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions and reply back until I give you the "all clean". We do not want to clean you part-way, only to have the system re-infect itself. ... Read more

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I am asking this to try and get some confirmation. I have a client that is wondering why her Excel to PDF file sizes are bigger than two of her co-workers. I sent all three of them the same Excel file and when each of them converted the two using Acrobat 8 had a 10KB file size she is using Acrobat 6 and her PDF was 45 KB. I am thinking it has to do with the way each version converts the file but like I said I would love some confimation. If anyone knows about this and could confirm that would be great.

Thanks,
JBumpus
 

A:File sizes in Adobe Acrobat

I'm not sure I would worry about such a small size difference. It seems safe to assume that the difference is from diffrent compression methods used by the different versions.

I have seen an Adobe acrobat file become corrupted and dramatically increase to 10-20 times the normal file size (275K) - for no apparent reason. That's what I thought had happened to you upon reading your headline. Using Abbyy Transformer, I was able to convert the file back to Word, then I printed the file to PDF (using Acrobat Pro - 8.16). The new file size was 10K!
 

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When down loading wordperfect doc from gmail it goes into adobe file, and sometime it goes into a zip file. How can I stop this from happening or just open up as a wordperfect document.
Thanks!
 

A:wordperfect, gmail, adobe, and zip file

The file type (and therefore its association as a zip, Adobe etc file) will be wholly dependent of the filename extension (the 3 characters after the ".") in the file name.

So I simply cannot follow the nature of the problem?
 

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Hello, I hope I'm in the right place. On Sunday I tried to open a shortcut for ITunes on my desktop when it gave me a message like "what file do I want to use to open this file?" I must have clicked something wrong bc all the files on my desktop (except for Facebook) changed to the ITunes icon, even the ones in the Start Menu. I tried to use the 'properties' for the programs to change the icon, but it didn't work. I then tried to open another & I picked Adope Reader to open the file. They all changed to Adobe Reader icon. Then if I tried to open anything, it gave me the message "Adobe Reader could not open 'Chrome.exe.' (or whatever it was), bc it is either not a supported file type or bc the file has been damaged."
Is this something I can change or do I have to take it to the guys at the computer repair shop?
Thanks,
Dolores H.

p.s. Naturally I forgot to mention I'm using Windows 7 in a Lenova pc.
with Serv. Pack 1, I think.

A:[SOLVED] File ext. all changed to Adobe.

Hi, click on the attached .zip file it will return a Default_exe.reg file, double click on this file and agree to add to registry. Restart computer, let us know how you get on.

7exe (5).zip

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When I try to open a pdf on a website or sent to me by email Adobe opens and prompts me to save the file - how can I get round this so I can read it and/or print it without having to save it then reopen it?
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5000+, x86 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2014 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7025 / NVIDIA nForce 630a, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 217999 MB, Free - 140642 MB; D: Total - 20471 MB, Free - 18162 MB;
Motherboard: BIOSTAR Group, GF7025-M2
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2013, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
 

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User accessing website (via Netscape 4.75) that allows for PDF files to be viewed/printed online. I can access information on my PC without issue, but when user attempts same, file begins to download for opening with Adobe, but then will not fully display.

I uninstalled/reinstalled Adobe but this did not resolve. Any suggestions?
 

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I am trying to find how to change the default file locations for Acrobat 7.0 pro. Every time I open a file from the application or try to save a combined file it points to "My Documents" and I have to walk through many hierarchies to get to the desired folder. Does anyone know how to change the default file locations in Acrobat? (similar to doing it in WORD through the file locations tab in tools->options, or the general tab in EXCEL).

Better yet - how can I add a favorite location to the set of icons that appear on the left side of the Open or Save-As dialog window?
 

A:Adobe acrobat pro: file locations

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Help! I can't open a PDF file with my Adobe Acrobat. A popup says that Adobe Reader could not open my pdf file "because it is either not a supported file type or because the file has been damaged." But I can open other files that are nearly identical
to this one. Can you help me open the file? Thank you.

A:Help! I cant open a PDF file with my Adobe Acrobat.

Strongly suggest you go to Acrobat Help/Can't open PDF as Adobe Acrobat is a product of Adobe.  It is not a Microsoft product.  Adobe has sole responsibility for support of
their products.
You will find more links at can't open a PDF file with my Adobe Acrobat 
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I can’t install Adobe Reader 6 or 7 or 8 successfully. I don’t have any version running successfully. Every time I try to install a downloaded version, I get the following Error Message. “The feature you are trying to use in on a CD-ROM or other removable disk that is not available. Insert the ‘Adobe Reader 6.0.1’ disk and click OK”. I checked the disks that came with my Dell XPS 400 but can’t find the needed disk. I am running Windows XP.
 

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I am looking for an alternative to Adobe Reader that is compatible with Windows 98. I am unable to upgrade to a newer version of Windows. It also must be able to run on a 500MHz CPU and 128MB of RAM.

A:Looking for Adobe Reader alternative

The older versions of Foxit reader are compatible with Windows 98. I'm not sure exactly at which point they ended support for 98 but you can try the different installers to find one that works for you.

http://www.oldapps.com/foxit_reader.php

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Now with Foxit Reader, you don't have to endure pain any more.
The following is a list of compelling advantages of Foxit Reader:
Incredibly small: The download size of Foxit Reader is just a fraction of Acrobat Reader 20 M size.
Breezing-fast: When you run Foxit Reader, it launches instantly without any delay. You are not forced to view an annoying splash window displaying company logo, author names, etc.
Annotation tool: Have you ever wished to annotate (or comment on) a PDF document when you are reading it? Foxit Reader allows you to draw graphics, highlight text, type text and make notes on a PDF document and then print out or save the annotated document.
Text converter: You may convert the whole PDF document into a simple text file.
High security and privacy: Foxit Reader highly respects the security and privacy of users and will never connect to the Internet without users' permission. While other PDF readers often silently connect to the Internet in the background. Foxit PDF Reader does not contain any spyware.
WOW! That's impressive (to me) -- hope you find this useful too.

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A:Alternative to Adobe Reader

I totally agree! Highly recommend!

Been using it for years!

Make sure you get rid of the Ram, Cpu and disk space hog. Uninstall Acrobat!

Right on JO!

Mike
 

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Can anyone recommend an alternative to the huge Adobe Reader download.

Is there an alternative that is smaller?
 

A:please, an alternative to Adobe Reader - too big!

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Hello -

Is there a good alternative for Adobe Reader? Something that will let me open all pdf documents? Thanks.
 

A:Adobe Reader alternative?

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hi to all,
 
i am looking for an adobe acrobat alternative
 
i have tried recently the adobe acrobat x trial version to make some pdf files from web pages but i am not happy with the results
 
the web pages created with the adobe acrobat x seems to have missing parts and the file size is not at all small
 
also, the price of the adobe acrobat x is too expensive for me
 
i am looking for an alternative with cheaper price and  much better web page pdf creation
 
i do not understand why web pages cannot be created properly as pdf files
 
my web browsers are
 
opera and maxthon3
os windows xp sp3 x32 bits
 
many thanks in advance 
 
 

A:i am looking for an adobe acrobat alternative

Are you looking to simply print a WEB page as PDF. I would then use the free BullZip PDF printer. The new version requires .NET The older versions, I forgot which, do not require .NET I would need to look it up if you want the non .NET version
 
If you want to edit and create PDF pages then I would look at Foxit Phantom PDF. It has a 30 day demo.
 
Also take a look at PDFXchange products. 
 
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