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Windows 7: This file can't be previewed

01 Nov 2009   #1
nabilalk

Win 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 
This file can't be previewed

Hello, I'm unable to preview pdf files in the Windows Explorer. How can I troubleshoot this?


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01 Nov 2009   #2
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Reinstall/install latest version.
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01 Nov 2009   #3
nabilalk

Win 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torrentg View Post
Reinstall/install latest version.
Reinstall what, Win 7?
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01 Nov 2009   #4
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Ah, I apologize.

Adobe Reader.

Adobe - Adobe Reader download - All versions
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01 Nov 2009   #5
nabilalk

Win 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torrentg View Post
Ah, I apologize.

Adobe Reader.

Adobe - Adobe Reader download - All versions
I have Foxit set as the default pdf reader. Could this be the issue?
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01 Nov 2009   #6
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Probably. I never used that. Check inside it's settings for its behavior.

Also, use start menu, default programs' 2nd option to make sure it is using FoxIt as default opener for .pdf.
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01 Nov 2009   #7
nabilalk

Win 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torrentg View Post
Probably. I never used that. Check inside it's settings for its behavior.

Also, use start menu, default programs' 2nd option to make sure it is using FoxIt as default opener for .pdf.
Ok, will check that out. On a side note, how do you get Explorer to preview file-types that it doesn't recognize natively? Is it possible to add search plugins like with spotlight in Mac OSX?

Update: Removed Acrobat Reader, reinstalled, restarted, and still cannot preview PDF's. This is odd b/c when I fist installed Win 7, I could preview pdfs.
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