Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




397 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

Topic # 59911 14-Apr-2010 22:19 Send private message

I'm having issues with my pdf reader; adobe reader v9.3.1.  

My error messages go like:
Error opening document <file path\filename>.pdf: Error: [PDF Structure 40]: Invalid property type

I attempted to update the adobe software,but this has not reolved anything.

I also installed PDF-XChange viewer to see if this would help, but no.  Very weird and I do recall a similar problem on the last PC (XP); current PC is Win7 64-bit.

Its not all documents either, and if I get real stuck I download/ print from my PC at work...

Any ideas?




Cheers, Stevo

Create new topic
16884 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1579

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  Reply # 318563 14-Apr-2010 22:25 Send private message

Try foxit the pdf reader is free and its not bloat ware

http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/





3394 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 251

Moderator
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 318569 14-Apr-2010 22:45 Send private message

Another vote for Foxit. Uninstall Adobe's PDF reader fully first IMO

3730 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 965

Trusted

  Reply # 318574 14-Apr-2010 23:18 Send private message

As above - foxit is tops.

2567 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 261

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 318596 15-Apr-2010 07:04 Send private message

Foxit updated to fix that big giant security hole in it right?




I finally have fibre!  Had to leave the country to get it though.


7807 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 337

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 318700 15-Apr-2010 11:19 Send private message

I used to like Foxit but they have added quite a lot of bloat, toolbars and other crap too it recently.

My new favourite no BS pdf reader is currently Sumatra PDF
http://blog.kowalczyk.info/software/sumatrapdf/index.html



397 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 318709 15-Apr-2010 11:31 Send private message

Thanks everyone. I take it I need to unistall adobe first? I attempted to install foxit late last night, I get a splash image but it didn't install...

I'll give Sumatra a go too. Thanks for the responses.




Cheers, Stevo

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Am I going down? App for the fearful of flying.
Created by networkn, last reply by Sideface on 29-Jan-2015 23:07 (47 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Police Speed Campaign - Summer 2014/2015
Created by nzkiwiman, last reply by TLD on 31-Jan-2015 10:20 (175 replies)
Pages... 10 11 12


Which canon flash?
Created by esawers, last reply by timmmay on 30-Jan-2015 16:15 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Bad lower back.
Created by TimA, last reply by jimbob79 on 30-Jan-2015 16:01 (77 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


New to VDSL and wondering if I can change where the modem connects in the house
Created by Valcor, last reply by quickymart on 29-Jan-2015 20:59 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


AdBlockers on Geekzone
Created by freitasm, last reply by wally22 on 29-Jan-2015 09:55 (69 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Post your Boat
Created by TimA, last reply by DarthKermit on 31-Jan-2015 08:53 (32 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Help recognize big black spider nope
Created by solival, last reply by heylinb4nz on 30-Jan-2015 13:34 (16 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.