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PROBLEMS: Old PDF files...

Post by Boro Boy » Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:15 pm

Is anyone else having issues opening old pdf files...? :eh:
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Re: PROBLEMS: Old PDF files...

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:40 pm

No.
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Re: PROBLEMS: Old PDF files...

Post by pabenny » Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:44 am

How old?
What are you trying to open them with - Acrobat reader or some other pdf reader?
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Re: PROBLEMS: Old PDF files...

Post by Boro Boy » Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:59 pm

pabenny wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:44 am
How old?
What are you trying to open them with - Acrobat reader or some other pdf reader?
Yes Acrobat (with the latest upgrade) in Windows 10. Never had any issues before...

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Re: PROBLEMS: Old PDF files...

Post by pabenny » Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:19 pm

Sounds like either your files or your Acrobat could be corrupted.

Download a pdf from a reliable source. If that won't open, uninstall and reinstall Acrobat.
Do you have any other device you can use to open the files - a phone or another PC?

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Re: PROBLEMS: Old PDF files...

Post by Boro Boy » Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:30 pm

pabenny wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:19 pm
Sounds like either your files or your Acrobat could be corrupted.

Download a pdf from a reliable source. If that won't open, uninstall and reinstall Acrobat.
Do you have any other device you can use to open the files - a phone or another PC?
I've tried it on a Library computer with surprisingly the same results...

Please check and access your old pdf files and see if you have any issues.

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Re: PROBLEMS: Old PDF files...

Post by pabenny » Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:42 pm

Oldest pdf I have is from 2002 and that opened just fine with Acrobat.

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Re: PROBLEMS: Old PDF files...

Post by Richard Frost » Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:53 pm

No problem with 2005 here

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Re: PROBLEMS: Old PDF files...

Post by Chadwick » Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:52 pm

Boro Boy wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:30 pm
pabenny wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:19 pm
Sounds like either your files or your Acrobat could be corrupted.

Download a pdf from a reliable source. If that won't open, uninstall and reinstall Acrobat.
Do you have any other device you can use to open the files - a phone or another PC?
I've tried it on a Library computer with surprisingly the same results...

Please check and access your old pdf files and see if you have any issues.
Is it just the one file you're having trouble with?

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Re: PROBLEMS: Old PDF files...

Post by Boro Boy » Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:11 am

Chadwick wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:52 pm
Boro Boy wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:30 pm
pabenny wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:19 pm
Sounds like either your files or your Acrobat could be corrupted.

Download a pdf from a reliable source. If that won't open, uninstall and reinstall Acrobat.
Do you have any other device you can use to open the files - a phone or another PC?
I've tried it on a Library computer with surprisingly the same results...

Please check and access your old pdf files and see if you have any issues.
Is it just the one file you're having trouble with?
No multiple...

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