Problem reading pdf files

  firhill 12:35 14 Feb 2003

I have Acrobat 3.01 and could always read email from the one same source that were sent to me and downloaded on my AOL. On the most recent one I could not open and get this message.
"Acrobat could not open because it is either not a supported file type or because the file is corrupted for ex: sent via email as an attachment"
I has always been sent this way? I have even down loaded Acrobat 5.0 to see if they will open but it will not. Any help would be appreciated to throw light on the matter.

  recap 13:00 14 Feb 2003

firhill, I would get in touch with the person that sent it and ask them to re-send it. The newer one you may be able to open.

  Stuartli 13:01 14 Feb 2003

This may help:

click here

  €dstow 14:25 14 Feb 2003

It is best to remove earlier versions of Acrobat Reader before installing a new one.


  Stuartli 16:02 14 Feb 2003

I have Acrobat Reader versions 3, 4 and 5 installed - no conflicts.

Some sources seem to go for version three, others four and the remainder five.

  €dstow 16:24 14 Feb 2003

It may work on yours, it may not on some others. I did put "It is best to - - " and I hold by that, having had a disaster by having two versions competing to read a document.


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