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Acrobat Failed to Load core DLL without any rootkits

I am having an issue with an enduser getting this error. After a brief Google search, I found the article here. When I launch Adobe Acrobat X I recieve the following error: Acrobat Failed to ...
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How to start Adobe Reader with window maximized?

I am using Adobe Reader XI on Windows XP. I use PDFCreator to print documents to .pdf files. I want to have the window maximized whenever I open a .pdf file. I tried the method in: ...
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Can I install Adobe Reader X and still keep Reader 9 also?

I'd like to install Adobe Reader X but for various reasons I'm not quite ready to get rid of Reader 9 yet. Is it possible to install Reader X but avoid the automatic removal of Reader 9 in the ...
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Print half page or a quarter page

I have a PDF which contains 4 powerpoint diapositives per sheet in landscape mode: Is there a way to tell adobe reader to print half page for each paper sheet? I would like that Diapositive 1 and 2 ...
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Adobe Reader XI will not launch

I've got the very annoying problem that Adobe Reader XI simply will not open. I can view PDF files in the browser just fine, but PDF files on my computer will not open. The program simply will not ...
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Adobe Reader XI doesn't allow the editing of fields in a document after it's been edited?

One of the users at our company has a *.pdf file she received from the state of Pennsylvania. The version of Adobe Reader she is using is Adobe Reader XI 11.0.3. She uses this pdf file to send in ...
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Adobe reader slow opening pdf files

first of all i know, i'm sorry, this sound like the classic silly question "my computer is slow this morning" but if you keep reading you may find out it's not. On 2 (identical) computer of my ...
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How can i solve the Runtime Error “Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library” in Outlook 2010 when i want to open an attached PDF with Adobe Reader?

I have a problem with my Outlook 2010 opening attached PDFs of e-mails. When I want to open an attached PDF in an e-mail, I get a Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library Error with the message: ...
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Hiding 'tools', 'comment' and 'sign' buttons in Adobe Reader XI

How can I hide 'tools', 'comment' and 'sign' buttons from toolbar of Adobe Reader XI? I found this, but did not work for me: ...
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unable to open pdf document [closed]

I have recently encountered a problem when trying to open most of their pdfs that they have been referencing for years on pc. Adobe reader sas "Adobe Reader could not open 'file.pdf' because it is ...
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Is it possible to create bookmarks for PDF automatically?

I downloaded a big PDF and it contains NO BOOKMARK! I am using Foxit Reader to view it. Is there any automatic approach to create bookmarks?
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Adobe Reader 11.0.07 freezes for ~8 seconds when opening a PDF file

Whenever I open Adobe Reader by opening a .pdf file on my system (Windows 7 x64) if the Internet connection is not available (no connection at all, or even wrong Internet settings, like a proxy that ...
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Print multiple pdf pages on single paper

I have 4 separate pdf files. I need to print content in those files on a single paper like in below image. Here is my current settings. How can i select 4 page in my pc for printing ?
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Can I somehow search few words at the same time(alternative) in Foxit Reader or Adobe Reader?

Can I search in FoxIt Reader or Adobe Reader several words at the same time. By that I mean can I use logical alternative in any of these readers like : ABC | DEF or ABC OR DEF?
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Adobe Reader 11 and a JavaScript error in IE11

I get a javascript "Script Error" popup window every time when it tries to auto open this page. The page contains adobe pdf files, and the script opens the pdf automatically inside the webpage/window. ...
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Why is Signature Displayed Inside White Rectangle in Adobe Document After Printing?

I am using latest Adobe Reader XI and after appying signature and printing .PDF document, I get signature displayed inside white rectangle and it covers what should be not covered. It looks as if ...
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font capture: acrord32.exe application error

We ran into an issue with limited online support and forums suggesting wonky registry fixes. Adobe Reader gives the following error: font capture: acrord32.exe application error It still opens some ...
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Adobe Reader - Content Preparation progress

I was wondering recently if is it just me or anyone else noticed it: why Adobe Reader after opening every single document displays "Content preparation" window with progress bar and it lasts for ...
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Handling user authentication when printing from OS X

After implementing user authentication for printing to a Konica Minolta C554e from OS X, print jobs not originating from the system dialog are rejected. The system dialog sends jobs from either the ...
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Adobe Reader XI and Acrobat X will not open

Adobe Reader XI and Acrobat X have stopped opening. When I try to open a PDF, or either one of these programs, the cursor shows a busy icon for a few seconds and stops. Each time I open it a process ...
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Can't validate signature on PDF

I can't validate a signature on a PDF. Some important information about the PDF certificate: Validity Start : 2011/12/21 Validity End : 2012/12/20 Signature Date : 2012/12/23 The error is The ...
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PDF.js no longer able to save / view .pdf in Firefox v 33.0.2

I noticed when upgrading from FireFox version 32.0.3 → 33.0.2 that I can no longer print or view .pdf files. When navigating Menu → Options → Applications & filtering by Portable Document Format ...
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Can Adobe be set to default to open all PDFs at 100% zoom?

I open and close many PDFs at work every day. Is it possible to have Adobe's defaults settings saved so that all PDFs open at 100% zoom (rather than fitting to screen--most open at over 100%). Thank ...
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What are exact settings in Adobe Acrobat “Reduced Size PDF…” relative to “Optimized PDF…”?

Does anybody know what are the exact settings whne saving a PDF document in "Reduced Size PDF..." vs. saving it in "Optimized PDF..."? I know "Optimized PDF..." has different modes like Standard, ...
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Adobe Reader - What is the shortcut to rotate clockwise?

Win 7 64 bit Adobe Reader XI with shortcuts enabled (see Options Menu - General) German keyboard! (and of course a localized OS and so forth) Official shortcut list by Adobe: ...
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Adobe Reader XI - How can I adjust / fine-tune the horizontal and vertical alignment for printing?

Win 7 64 bit Adobe Reader XI (11.0.09 to be exact) When printing, I can choose between the following options concerning the alignment: Automatic upright/landscape orientation Upright Landscape ...
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Adobe Reader - What is the shortcut to enter the zoom level?

Win 7 64 bit Adobe Reader XI Official shortcut list by Adobe: http://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/keyboard-shortcuts.html By accident (read: I really pushed several buttons just to try things out ...
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Adobe Reader XI automaticly save as itself

Is it possible to make my Adobe Reader XI overwrite it's own file when I click SAVE, instead of acting like I've clicked Save As.. and ask me about file name and all that nonsense? Preferably I ...
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Save PDF automatically on exit in Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader prompts me to save on exit. This is an operation I do several times a day every day, so if I Adobe Reader could just save my changes without asking me (that is, comments), that would be ...
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Why is it when you save a pdf a second time it gets smaller?

I noticed on my computer if I were to open a pdf with Adobe Reader XI and save it again, the new copy is smaller. Why is this? Is there a loss of quality?
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Adobe Reader 11.0.9 crashes when using “tools” or “form and Sign”

I recently updated my company's Adobe reader to 11.0.9 via GPO. I followed instructions here: ...
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How can I remove tools from Adobe Reader?

In Adobe Reader 11.0.09 (this is not the full Adobe Acrobat or Distiller version) there are some pesky tool items (marked in red in the screen shot below; create button and task panes) which block my ...
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Viewing Partially Downloaded PDF File?

Today I was downloading a PDF File (size: 200+ MB) from a HTTP link, which ended when I only had 150MB. When I tried to open this partially downloaded PDF file in Acrobat Reader, it gave an error. ...
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how to get IE9 to display pdf files in the browser?

Pdf files were displaying in the browser, but then I accidently right clicked it and set it to not display pdf's in the browser. How can I set it so it does display it again? I tried going into adobe ...
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PDF wider than 200 inches is just white (Adobe Acrobat)

I have a PDF file that is quite wide and it looks like Adobe Acrobat can't handle PDFs being wider than 200 inches. The PDF document is just white. In the document prefs Acrobar tells me that the ...
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Is there a way to allow continuous scrolling in Adobe Reader?

I am having to read through a MASSIVE (1000+ page) PDF specification in Adobe Reader X (version 10). It has always bugged me that if you scroll to the edge of a page, the Reader automatically jumps ...
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Adobe Reader: “Save As Other->text” comes out garbled

I have a PDF that opens fine in Adobe Reader XI. It displays fine, has no password, etc. I am attempting to save these to text for some automation work, but it isn't working. When I go to ...
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How to open a .zip / .tar.* file attached in a .pdf file in Adobe Reader/Acrobat XI?

When I try to open a pdf file on Adobe Reader XI (or even in Adobe Acrobat XI !!!) which has a .zip or a .tar.* file attached to it, I get the message: Acrobat cannot save the file attachment ...
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Mouse-Wheel paging difficulties in Adobe Reader

My new mouse works fine everywhere except in Adobe Reader, where in Two-Up View a single click of the mouse wheel randomly pages by 0, 1 or 2 pages. It may depend on how fast I rotate the mouse wheel, ...
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How can I set my own bookmarks in a PDF?

I would like to save several bookmarks in a PDF document I'm reading, so that each time I open the PDF, I could re-browse to certain locations. How can I do this? Ideally, I would be able to assign ...
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Is there any way to search for phrase in multiple pdfs simultaneously

Is there any way to search for phrase in multiple pdfs simultaneously? For example I have openned 4 pdfs and I look for phrase: "cat" in all of them at the same time?
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Open PDF in IE9 with Acrobat Reader XI

I have users who keep getting a "Do you want to open or save" window every time they click on a PDF. The PDF should be embedded in the webpage and open automatically. I've Googled extensively and I've ...
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Adobe Reader cParent parameter TypeError, “invalid argument type” but menu items display

I've written some custom scripts for Adobe Acrobat Pro (I work with a lot of PDFs for scientific research) and they run just fine on Mac and Windows. Linux only has Adobe Reader, but I still managed ...
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Where is the scroll gone in Adobe PDF viewer?

So I am attempting to view a document and on the left hand side is a table of contents but unfortunately I am unable to locate a scroll bar or next-page button for this table of contents. Is there ...
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Do PDFs have the ability to phone home?

That is, can they send any personally identifiable information to an external host (for example, the PDF author's server)? If so, is there a way to disable this in common PDF viewers (Adobe Reader, ...
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Print screen in Windows XP

When using Windows XP SP3, when I want to print the screen I use a program called Printkey2000. When Printkey2000 executes, I click on the "print" button, but instead of sending it to my printer for a ...
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Can Preview (mac) alter the background and text colors of pdfs?

Adobe Acrobat Reader allows you to alter the background and text colors of pdf - either to preset 'high contrast' colors or your own choices - and this makes reading onscreen much easier. Is it ...
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Underline text in Adobe Reader?

Is there a way to underline text in Adobo Reader?
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Acrobat Reader, and indeed all Adobe products are freezing and crashing on print

Everything was working fine, right up till I had to do some driver work to get my scanner to work - now I can't seem to print from any Adobe product. I click print and the program freezes, it stops ...
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How do I use the Hand Tool as default in Adobe Reader?

I would like to use the Hand Tool as default for all documents in Adobe Reader on Windows. Currently it opens with the Select Tool. Does anyone know how to change this?