Suddenly I can't open any pdf files on my Windows 7 computer. I've tried several versions of Reader but none work. The same thing happens whether I just try to open a pdf file or try to open Reader itself. Is there some setting on my computer that's causing this. I've unistalled and reinstalled different versions, always rebooting my computer, but no luck. Can't figure out what's changed.
What happens when you try to open the pdf files? Any error dialogs?
Try removing reader with adobe reader cleaner tool from http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/acrobatcleaner.html and then installing latest reader 11.0.02 from http://get.adobe.com/reader/.
I do not get any errors. It opens the program briefly for maybe 2-3 seconds and then just shuts down like it never opened. It does this whether I open Adobe Reader itself or try to open a pdf from my computer or a website. I tried the cleaner link and then reinstalled again and it does the same thing. Absolutely no change.
My girl friends laptop has the same issue as PretelTrucker. Strangly my laptop which is an identical model does not have the same issue. Both run Win 7 and have Adobe Reader X installed.
I don't know why PretzelTucker never got a reply on this...
Three things to try...
Of course for Reader X your path for 1 above would be C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 10.0\Reader
Option 1 Sorted out the issue thanks.
Why hasn't Adobe fixed this issue?
I tried option 1, but cannot accept the license agreement, the accept button is disabled, how to solve the issue? thank you.
mine doesn't even have the option of reader. Any suggestions?
I had similar issue. Now it's sorted. Thanks.
Thank You. Option 1 worked for me.