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Can't view PDF's in IE6


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ibroussard

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The last couple of weeks, every time I try to go to any URL that is actually a PDF document (URL ends in .pdf), I get "cannot find server", "the page cannot be displayed", etc. Note that if I try to use IE to look at PDF files stored on my hard drive, I get "access to the specified device, path, or file is denied". If I use IE to look at a html file in the same folder, it works. If I use Windows Explorer to list the PDF file, then double click on it, it opens up correctly using Adobe Acrobat.

I thought I saw something like this in the malware removal forum recently, but it won't let me do a search on "PDF" because it is less than four characters. Any suggestions?

Thanks,
Ira

Edited by ibroussard, 16 April 2006 - 01:41 PM.

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uninstall the acrobat reader (or adobe reader as it's now called) through 'Add/Remove Programs' then download/install latest version from here:
http://www.adobe.com.../readstep2.html
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