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Application Initialization Error when trying to download Adobe Reader

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Aug 07, 2016

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I have a windows 10 all in one desktop computer.  I cannot open or read any PDF files.  I have tried turning off my Norton Security firewall and that does not resolve the issue.  The error message is very generic:  Application Initialization Error.  I have also tried to installing using Google Chrome but receive the same error message.  Microsoft said they cannot help me.  Adobe doesn't offer phone support for Adobe Reader.  Can someone please tell me what I can do to get this resolved??? It is extremely frustrating!

Hi ireneh3263308 ,

Try to download Adobe Reader from here : Adobe - Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Distribution , select your Operating System, Language and Version and Download .

Let us know if you face any issue downloading Adobe Reader .

Thank You!

Shivam

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Application Initialization Error when trying to download Adobe Reader

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Aug 07, 2016

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I have a windows 10 all in one desktop computer.  I cannot open or read any PDF files.  I have tried turning off my Norton Security firewall and that does not resolve the issue.  The error message is very generic:  Application Initialization Error.  I have also tried to installing using Google Chrome but receive the same error message.  Microsoft said they cannot help me.  Adobe doesn't offer phone support for Adobe Reader.  Can someone please tell me what I can do to get this resolved??? It is extremely frustrating!

Hi ireneh3263308 ,

Try to download Adobe Reader from here : Adobe - Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Distribution , select your Operating System, Language and Version and Download .

Let us know if you face any issue downloading Adobe Reader .

Thank You!

Shivam

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Aug 08, 2016

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Hi ireneh3263308 ,

Try to download Adobe Reader from here : Adobe - Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Distribution , select your Operating System, Language and Version and Download .

Let us know if you face any issue downloading Adobe Reader .

Thank You!

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Jul 18, 2020

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Thanks a lot 🙂

 

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Sep 14, 2020

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I tried this link and am still getting the error message.  Could you please help?

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Aug 08, 2016

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I had tried this link previously but received the same error message.  This time it worked!  Thank you so much!!

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Aug 08, 2016

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Your Welcome!

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Apr 29, 2020

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I was just having the same error and this worked for me too.  Thx!

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Aug 07, 2020

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I have been having same problem and tried this link again but no luck!

Same error message pops up.

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