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    Unable to read PDF Attachments

    After having to reconstruct my C: Drive I have discovered that when I try to read a PDF File attached to an email the Acrobat program starts but then gives me an error message

    As I don't want to clutter up m

    There was an error opening this document. The file does not exist

    If I save the PDF file to my Hard Disk and then try to open it, Acrobat opens OK but I get the same error message !!

    I have gone to My Computer, clicked on View/Folder Options/File Types but could find a registered type for PDF files and added a File Type under the heading of "Email" and noninated "pdf" as the file type. and "open" as the "action", but this didn't work !!

    Can someone help me get this function working again

    What have I done wrong ??

    Awaiting any help with this problem

    Max Rieper

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    Re: Unable to read PDF Attachments

    My open string for PDFs is:

    "C:Program FilesAdobeAcrobat 4.0ReaderAcroRd32.exe" "%1"

    Putting the last part in " takes care of file names with spaces in them. Hope this helps.

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    Re: Unable to read PDF Attachments

    Jscher2000

    No when I went to create a "new type" and in the associated extension window I put "pdf" I got an error message saying

    "The extension "pdf" is already in use by this type if "pdffile" Choose another extension"

    Any more thoughts ?

    Thanks anyway for this try !!

    Cheers n Beers
    Max

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    Re: Unable to read PDF Attachments

    If pdffile already exists, you should be able to edit the actions associated with it. Does it appear on the list?

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    Re: Unable to read PDF Attachments

    Mrieper,

    Just a thought: I'd check to see if your window handler is present in your Adobe Folder; it may be missing or corrupt. You might replace it with a new copy and see if that fixes the problem. See attached .jpg screen shot.

    Hope this helps!

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