Adobe Reader

Keep getting a message: adobe reader cannot openthe message.
Operating Windows 7, Windows explorer 8

geek_37_south, Apr 22, 5:23 pm

interesting, second one of these today [i think]

geek_0800xford, Apr 22, 5:24 pm

what are you trying to open?
can you post a link to it for us to try.

like this: http://www.irs. gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw4. pdf

geek_0800xford, Apr 22, 5:27 pm

refering to documents, which were able to be read before. Suddenly , about 4 days ago , I cannot read them anymore. Tried uninstall AdobeReader and reinstall did not make any difference.

geek_37_south, Apr 22, 5:28 pm

adobe reader is awful software for reading . pdf files
try sumatra: http://blog. kowalczyk. info/software/sumatrapdf/index.html

geek_0800xford, Apr 22, 5:30 pm

re 3
don`t know how to post link. sorry not that pc conversant.

geek_37_south, Apr 22, 5:34 pm

you have . pdf files on your computer that you can't read, correct?

geek_0800xford, Apr 22, 5:36 pm

try sumatra: http://blog. kowalczyk. info/software/sumatrapdf/index.html

did you do this? don't make me pull my teeth out

geek_0800xford, Apr 22, 6:54 pm

yes I`ve tried it . Did not work for me.

geek_37_south, Apr 22, 6:57 pm

http://www.irs. gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw4. pdf

can you open this file?

geek_0800xford, Apr 22, 6:58 pm

where did the file you can't open come from?
have you noticed how i'm repeating myself?

geek_0800xford, Apr 22, 7:01 pm

E-mailed notes from meetings.

geek_37_south, Apr 22, 7:03 pm

can other people open the same file?
what happens when you try to open it with sumatra?

geek_0800xford, Apr 22, 7:05 pm

yes other people can.
sumatra cannot open.

geek_37_south, Apr 22, 7:07 pm

ok well something is wrong with your copy of the file or your system [you know this already]

is the file saved to your computer or still attached to the email?

geek_0800xford, Apr 22, 7:10 pm

saved to computer(my documents)

geek_37_south, Apr 22, 7:14 pm

if you right click on it and have a look at the properties, do you have permission to open it?

geek_0800xford, Apr 22, 7:18 pm

Sorry 0800todd, have to leave now. Will keep you updated tomorrow.

geek_37_south, Apr 22, 7:21 pm

0800todd? ha ha that's a new one Ewald

geek_0800xford, Apr 22, 7:22 pm

thanks to all of you, you did your best(especially 0800todd) to help me, to no avail. Might have to go further afield to solve my problem.

geek_37_south, Apr 23, 5:09 pm

0800 do you do house calls?

geek_37_south, Apr 23, 5:12 pm

All fixed now, THANK YOU for putting up with all this.

geek_37_south, Apr 23, 5:26 pm

ok cool

geek_0800xford, Apr 23, 6:06 pm