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Topic # 59911 14-Apr-2010 22:19
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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

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  Reply # 318563 14-Apr-2010 22:25
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Try foxit the pdf reader is free and its not bloat ware

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  Reply # 318569 14-Apr-2010 22:45
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Another vote for Foxit. Uninstall Adobe's PDF reader fully first IMO


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  Reply # 318574 14-Apr-2010 23:18
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As above - foxit is tops.

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  Reply # 318596 15-Apr-2010 07:04
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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.

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  Reply # 318700 15-Apr-2010 11:19
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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

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  Reply # 318709 15-Apr-2010 11:31
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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

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