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(Solved) - Unable to read adobe pdf

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  • Started 2 years ago by morganj1
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morganj1
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I scanned several documents from a dell printer to PDF format. When I try to open them I get error msg that associated program not found or if Item was emailed there is a decoding problem. Other documents I scanned more recently work fine. Pblm is these older documents are no longer available for rescanning. Can these file be repaired?

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vistamike
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Assuming the extension is .pdf then they should open unless there is a corruption for any reason. What pdf reader do you have at the moment

You could try to open them with this; http://blog.kowalczyk.info/sof.....iewer.html

Mike

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whs
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Try another pdf reader - e.g. Foxit.

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StringJunky
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This one's ok that I use:

http://www.softpedia.com/progD.....68140.html

Tony

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vistamike
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Tony, same one LOL; my link above; http://blog.kowalczyk.info/sof.....iewer.html

Mike

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StringJunky
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Duh...silly me! Should've looked. :) Yes, very light and fast and handles quite a few formats.

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vistamike
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Tony, no worries.
It was a ping from LH a while ago.
Yep reads extremely well and it is my default reader. And it remembers where you left off after closing a doc, nice.
Especially when you got manual for the tv remote...133 pages LOL

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whs
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That sounds interesting. Would be handy to read my new car manual - 520 pages. 120 pages just for the radio operation. This is becoming more and more ridiculous.

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vistamike
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The thread or 520 pages of the manual....................

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whs
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520 pages of the car manual. In the old days cars had 2 instruments and 3 buttons. Now you get a gezillion buttons, two screens which allow another gezillion settings and half of the time the car does things automatically without driver intervention. It will take me 2 years to get used to this car. I miss my old 13 year old Renault.

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StringJunky
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Whs

Who needs modern technology.... bring back cleaning the points and using feeler gauges to set the gap. :)

Sumatra opens: PDF, ePub, MOBI, CHM, XPS, DjVu, CBZ, CBR. A good find by LH.

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whs
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If I remember right, Sarah was the first Sumatra fan.

And regarding the old day's cars you are right. I once had an Alpha Romeo Bertone Coupe that would not start when it was cold or wet. I always had to take out the spark plugs, clean those and then it started. That was kind of a nuisance in the parking lots - especially when it rained.

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