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"Acrobat failed to connect to a DDE Server"

New Here ,
Oct 11, 2017 Oct 11, 2017

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I have a new computer ... I cannot open or read PDFs .,.

... when I attempt to download Adobe-Reader, I get a message that "Acrobat failed to connect to a DDE Server" ...

What's going on? ... any advice? ... thanks ... Steve ...

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Adobe Employee , Oct 11, 2017 Oct 11, 2017

Hi Sequitorian,

As per the description above, you are getting an error message of "Acrobat failed to connect to a DDE Server", Is that correct?

Please refer to the following links, which discuss the similar issue: I have been getting the "acrobat fail to send a DDE command"  Link: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2123241

Acrobat failed to connect to a DDE server Link: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/1050902

Acrobat failed to connect to a DDE server (Installation & updates)  Link: https://answers.acrobatusers.com/Acrobat-failed-to-connect-to-a-DDE-server-q211263.aspx

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Adobe Employee ,
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Hi Sequitorian,

As per the description above, you are getting an error message of "Acrobat failed to connect to a DDE Server", Is that correct?

Please refer to the following links, which discuss the similar issue: I have been getting the "acrobat fail to send a DDE command"  Link: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2123241

Acrobat failed to connect to a DDE server Link: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/1050902

Acrobat failed to connect to a DDE server (Installation & updates)  Link: https://answers.acrobatusers.com/Acrobat-failed-to-connect-to-a-DDE-server-q211263.aspx

Hope this helps, and keep us posted with the results.

Regards,

Anand Sri.

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Thanks, Anand ... I'll look into it ... Steve ...

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