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#1 blocka


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Posted 23 February 2012 - 01:58 AM

Hi, i am trying to open an attachment in an email with which i have had no problem in the past but today one wouldnt open. I eventually got it to open with wordpad but it is unreadable as you would expect. I then went to Set Associations and under .pdf it confirms that files will open with Wordpad. i then click on .pdf and Change Program. Word pad is listed but nothing else is listed. I then click on browse , locate Adobe and then Reader 10., click on that and nothing happens. How do i get the Adobe reader into that list so that i can change the file assoc. for pdf's. THanks . Hope you casn help.

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 02:15 AM

C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 10.0\Reader

You need to open up the folder "reader" once you are in Reader 10.0
The file name would be..AcroRd32.exe

That is for adobe reader.
for acrobat it's...
C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 9.0\Acrobat
then click on Acrobat.exe

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 07:17 PM

open an attachment in an email

What type of file format attachment does it shows?


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Posted 24 February 2012 - 12:57 AM

Hi problem solved. Uninstalled and re installed Adobe Reader and was given option to select as default for pdf opener. Thanks for reponses. Blocka

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:47 AM

Thank your for sharing how you were able to resolve your problem. :thumbup2:

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