I have about 250 machines on our domain and starting a few days ago, my users cannot open a PDF within Internet Explorer. Trying to do so gives the following:
"There is a problem with Adobe Reader. If it is running, please exit and try again. (10:10)"
Of course manually killing any Adobe process does not work. I have tried disabling enhanced security as well as Protected Mode at Startup, which has corrected these errors in the past. However, my only solution for now has been to disable the Adobe Reader add-on for Inter Explorer 11. When this is disabled, it prompts the user to either open or save the document, which works fine.
However, the PDF should be able to open in the browser as it's expected. I'm hoping someone can offer some insight because I have tried every solution Google has brought me to.
Thanks, in advance.
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I'm glad it's not just us that had it happen out of the blue. No updates or anything were pushed out.
Please let me know if you find a solution. I'm going to go through the suggestions Meenakshi provided and see if I make any headway.
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Download debugview.exe from https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb896647.aspx
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Thank you for all these suggestions. At least they are things I haven't seen suggested yet. I will try them and report back, though it may not until the next business day.
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MOVED TO THE ACROBAT READER FORUM
Any update on this - I also have about 280ish devices with this version of adobe reader that went out as patch as test (as we have a lot more devices). I've disabled the latest update for now.
Windows 10 Enterprise 1909
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Happening to a couple employees, but not everyone is having the issue.
Windows 10 Enterprise 1909 18363.1621
It seem to happen with embedded pdf displaying (IE and other software who uses the same functions to embed) and protected mode OFF.
Same issue with some users when downloading a PDF file. Message: "There is a problem with Adobe Reader. If it is running, please exit and try again. (10:10)" but no Acrobat process is running... Reboot does not solve anything. PDF format is ok (I can open it from the temp folder).
Same issue, I still would like to figure out what happened and how to prevent it as it keeps happening to different PCs. With that being said the workaround I found was
Rename to DC1
For me and a few other users, it seems this error is related to the latest update (21.005.20048) and Protected Mode being disabled in Acrobat/Reader. Does enabling/disabling Protected Mode make a difference for your environment?
1) Within Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, select Edit > Preferences...
2) Locate and select Security (Enhanced) under the Categories pane
3) Check Enable Protected Mode at Startup
4) Click OK
Doing this works
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I'm also experiencing this issue error since updating Adobe Acrobat DC to 21.005.20048 but only with Protected Mode disabled. I've re-installed with 21.001.20155 and confirmed the error is not present. Would you mind sending an email with the latest information on this issue and/or posting the details here?
I did not receive this email that you mentioned.