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Windows 7: Adobe Reader

05 Dec 2011   #1
elaikenn628

Was XP updated to Windows 7
 
 
Adobe Reader

I have a problem with Adobe 9 since I upgraded to win 7 and it is I cannot open anything and I get a box with a ? on the left top and OK at the bottom right.

Can anyone tell me how to cure the problem please.

Thanks


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05 Dec 2011   #2
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

update to adobe reader x,
available here
Adobe - Adobe Reader : For Windows
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05 Dec 2011   #3
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Just a FWIW observation. Unless you absolutely, positively, without a doubt need Adobe Reader, there are several free alternatives that are smaller in size, load faster, and don't contain as much bloatware. A few examples are Sumatra, Cute PDF reader, Nitro PDF reader, PDF-Xchange viewer, Cool PDF reader, and Foxit.
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05 Dec 2011   #4
Corazon

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

I support marsmimar's advice wholeheartedly.
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05 Dec 2011   #5
kado897

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I have tried most of these and find Foxit the best. Adobe is a no no. Secure PDF Reader
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05 Dec 2011   #6
elaikenn628

Was XP updated to Windows 7
 
 

I did download Adobe and I was still got problems so download foxit, what a difference. Thanks
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05 Dec 2011   #7
kado897

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quite so.
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05 Dec 2011   #8
ronlee317

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP1
 
 

Wow...what a difference it is. Thanks for the advise. I never have tried it before. It does much more than Adobe. Has anyone here tried their paid products?
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05 Dec 2011   #9
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Not me. I've not had the need.
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05 Dec 2011   #10
Corazon

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 



Now if we could just do something about the 2 million websites claiming "to view this PDF file you need to download Adobe Reader" as if it was the only one on the damn planet.

That's like saying "you need Windows to use this computer/home theater PC/smartphone/digital kitchen sink". Only worse.
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