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I Cant Read Downloaded Material.


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#1 wyona

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Posted 25 February 2006 - 04:27 PM

[size=6]Good Afternoon,

Today I ordered a program through a company and downloaded it onto my computer. When I try to pull up the information all of the content except the first few lines appear to be in some kind of code. I've tried to change settings but I don't know how. Can anyone help me figure out how to change the settings? Thankyou

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Posted 25 February 2006 - 08:08 PM

What Company and type of program is it?
What is your Operating System?
What is the extention on the file/program you are trying to open (.txt, .exe, .pdf, .inf,...?)?
What setting are you trying to change, and what are the settings for?
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#3 wyona

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Posted 26 February 2006 - 05:36 PM

I'm using MSN9 dial-up
I download into wordpad
.pdf extention
I thought that I could highlight text and change how it looks under format

Thanks for responding.

Edited by wyona, 26 February 2006 - 05:37 PM.


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Posted 26 February 2006 - 06:23 PM

What you are seeing in wordpad is the PDF formatting.
To read PDF documents, you need either AdobeAcrobatReader or, if you prefer something lighter in size, Foxit Reader. Both of these are free to download and use, and will allow you to read PDFs easily.
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