Part of my daily works involves printing a complete package of the day's shipping information. This includes a USPS scan form that I print from ebay's bulk shipping webpage. Normally, I click the web page PRINT button and the browser PRINT dialog pops up. I print to ADOBE PDF. Then I use Acrobat Pro XI to combine that file with other pdf's (created using same process) into 1 single pdf containing all the information I need for that day.
2 days ago I updated Flash Player to 22.214.171.1243. I don't have any idea what the previous version that worked was. It could have been several versions ago. Just don't know.
Now.. I have 2 laptops that I work from equally. I do this same process from each equally. The other laptop is still doing this correctly without a password on the file. Same web site, same file, same day. 1 laptop adds password, the other does not. Same version of Acrobat Pro, same version of flash player Same browser.
Download file on good laptop no password. Open that same file on the bad laptop, no password.
Download file on bad laptop, password protected. Open that same file on the good laptop password protected.
It has to be the Flash Player.
I COMPLETELY understand that this password has probably been provided to eBay by the USPS to prevent altering the governmental form and all that. I get that... But it was working….. And now it’s not!!!! And it’s preventing me from combining those files into 1 single file for the day. Trust me I can find workarounds; snapshot the file, insert as photo, hacked programs to strip the password, etc.... but again that all involves extra time and extra work on my part.
It’s a simple process!… print to file… combine files… 1 single file for each day. Then I combine for each month with bookmarks. 12 files for the year. Not 1095 which is what it will be without this.
How do I identify the previous version I had installed? Is there a log that I can view? Or do I just have to uninstall flash, rolling back version by version, until I find 1 that works?
Does anyone have any suggestions? I'm not keen on rolling back but.... I have to do this everyday and I can't always be in the same room where the good laptop is operating.
thanks in advance for the forum to rant, and any sugestions that you might have.