PDF file-how can i open it>>>?!

  moby58 18:56 10 Dec 2004
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receive my roster from work on a monthly basis.it is sent by email to my hotmail address.its a pdf file,and when itry to open it "adobe 6.0" comes up "file does not begin with %pdf"......help!im confused!how else can i open it?ive got all the recent adobe downloads.is there something else to open it?whats %pdf?

  mattyc_92 19:04 10 Dec 2004

Try re-installing Acrobat Reader to see if that help and/or try opening it on someone elses computer to see if it opens... If it DOES open on some-one elses computer, then consider doing a "FULL SYSTEM TEST" for traces of damaged/corrupt registry keys, files, viruses, spyware and bad sectors on the hard disk....

  moby58 19:29 10 Dec 2004

is there anything else apart from adobe?

  VoG II 19:30 10 Dec 2004

This sounds like the file is corrupted.

  Diodorus Siculus 19:34 10 Dec 2004

Error "...File does not begin with '%PDF-'" When Opening PDF File Sent Via E-Mail
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  mattyc_92 19:37 10 Dec 2004

There probably is, just "Google" it and see what comes up

  Diodorus Siculus 20:25 10 Dec 2004

-- Decode the PDF file using WinCode for Windows:


1. Download WinCode, which is available free from the Etresoft Web site at click here.


2. Start WinCode.


3. Choose File > Decode.


4. Select the PDF file with the .mim extension. WinCode will decode the file, give it a .pdf extension, and place it in the same folder in which the encoded version was stored.

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