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When I try to open a certain PDF file, Acrobat gives me the following error message:
"There was an error opening this document. The file is damaged and could not be repaired."
However, if I right-click on the document and select "Open with [Chrome, Edge, Firefox], it opens and displays perfectly. I even tried downloading it from the browser, but I still get the same error.
Adobe Acrobat Pro DC 2015 Release (Classic) | Version 2015.006-30493
Apologies for the delay in response, I hope you would be able to fix it by now.
Acrobat gives an error when there is a problem with the file. The web browsers use the browser enabled extensions to view the PDF file online.
If the problem still persists, we need some more information for a better understanding.
In the meantime, please try the following steps:
If it doesn't work, please share the file with us through private message for checking at our end. To send the private message please follow the link- How Do I Send Private Message
Do let us know about the results.
Getting the same regard with a file. It will open in browser but shows blank and error of it being damaged in Acrobat. Version has been updated and repair completed. Still no avail. This recently stared happening.