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Adobe Reader X problem


Digital

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I use W7. When I download some pdf docs the usual Print, Copy &c icons are missing from the top left of the screen. I found them near the bottom of the screen but only visible as the mouse pointer passes over them; they are all greyed out & clicking on one has no effect. Does anyone know what is wrong or what i'm missing?

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northumbria61

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Try uninstall/reinstall of Adobe X

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Taff™

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It may be that these PDF's have security on them that prevents copying, printing etc. If Adobe Reader X is working with other PDF's I suspect this might be the case.

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Digital

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Thanks northumbria61 but I've tried that. I did wonder if the originator had some method of preventing copying/printing but I didn't know if that's possible Taff.

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Taff™

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Yes it can be done quite easily. As with all security it may be circumvented but for your purposes look at this blog. Workaround

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