pdf files refuse to open up!

  astrantia 05:33 08 Apr 2007
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My computer refuses to open up any PDF files files.
Have also tried to re-instate adobe acrobat in case this is at fault.!
But refuses to do this also
Any ideas please?
Desperate...

  €dstowe 06:46 08 Apr 2007

Try Foxit reader - less bloated than Adobe and does the job just as well.

click here

  MAJ 07:46 08 Apr 2007

What happens when you try to open a pdf file? Do the pdf files have the Acrobat icon?
Are you using the full Adobe Acrobat program or just the Adobe Acrobat Reader?

  MAJ 18:28 08 Apr 2007

"Hi Maj Maybe if I try to down;oad one I can cut and paste the error"

Yes post your error message

Hi astrantia, it's better to post in this thread rather than do it through email, it gives others a chance to see what's being tried and to give their ideas.

  astrantia 23:23 08 Apr 2007

Maj I have done all that it asks and everything seems okay .
Like the tools settings etc.
So very strange.
Any more ideas I have tried to do restore and it doesn't work either.
Thanks for trying to help though much appreciated


ERROR MESSAGE
The page cannot be displayed
The page you are looking for is currently unavailable. The Web site might be experiencing technical difficulties, or you may need to adjust your browser settings.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Please try the following:

Click the Refresh button, or try again later.

If you typed the page address in the Address bar, make sure that it is spelled correctly.

To check your connection settings, click the Tools menu, and then click Internet Options. On the Connections tab, click Settings. The settings should match those provided by your local area network (LAN) administrator or Internet service provider (ISP).
See if your Internet connection settings are being detected. You can set Microsoft Windows to examine your network and automatically discover network connection settings (if your network administrator has enabled this setting).
Click the Tools menu, and then click Internet Options.
On the Connections tab, click LAN Settings.
Select Automatically detect settings, and then click OK.
Some sites require 128-bit connection security. Click the Help menu and then click About Internet Explorer to determine what strength security you have installed.
If you are trying to reach a secure site, make sure your Security settings can support it. Click the Tools menu, and then click Internet Options. On the Advanced tab, scroll to the Security section and check settings for SSL 2.0, SSL 3.0, TLS 1.0, PCT 1.0.
Click the Back button to try another link.



Cannot find server or DNS Error
Internet Explorer

  woodchip 23:29 08 Apr 2007

AS above download Foxit reader and ditch Acrobat

  astrantia 23:50 08 Apr 2007

Thanks so much for help have just downloaded FOXIT and it works.... Hurrah!

  woodchip 23:52 08 Apr 2007

Remove Acrobat from Control Panel\Add Remove Programs, it takes a lot of space and for me it's not as good as Foxit

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