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How do I enable Javascript?

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Jun 20, 2020

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When starting Acrobat, I suddenly get a dialog box saying Javascript is inactivated. I have not changed any settings. Since this box is system global/modal, it blocks the underlying Acrobat window, so I can't access its settings.  Is there a simple solution (supposedly one can adjust the setting through the registry, but how do I do that without damaging anything).  And why did this box suddenly appear?  My Acrobat Reader doesn't display it.

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How do I enable Javascript?

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When starting Acrobat, I suddenly get a dialog box saying Javascript is inactivated. I have not changed any settings. Since this box is system global/modal, it blocks the underlying Acrobat window, so I can't access its settings.  Is there a simple solution (supposedly one can adjust the setting through the registry, but how do I do that without damaging anything).  And why did this box suddenly appear?  My Acrobat Reader doesn't display it.

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Jun 20, 2020

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Having JavaScript disabled should not prevent you from using the application in general, nor should it cause such a message to appear when you open it. Can you post a screenshot of what you're seeing? Also, what exact version of Reader are you using, and what's your OS version?

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Jun 21, 2020

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It isn't that exciting. See shot.  Nothing happens whatever email address I enter.  If I close the dialog box, Acrobat exits.

 

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Windows 10, v. 1809 (OS version 17763.1282.

Acrobat DC version 20.

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You need to activate JS in your browser.

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