PDF files will not open or download on my mac book pro

pdf files will not open or download on my mac book pro, cannot read bank statements etc. Any solutions would be grear

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  • Pdf files will not open upon downloading

    I download a lot of pdf docs for work and want them to open automatically upon download so I can screen them.  Since upgrading to Safari 5.1, when I download files (which has gotten much more cumbersome) they do not automatically open upon download.  Yes, I DO have the "open safe files after downloading" option checked in Preferences.  Any other thoughts?  A solution would be most helpful.  (If anyone has a solution to how I can automatically download files as easily as in prior versions, that would be greatly appreciated also.)

    E Denice wrote:
    PDF files will not open and eratically opens multiple pages and then the laptop freezes up.
    Doesn't make much sense to me. Methinks details are needed.

  • PDF files will not open or download

    Recently my PDF files stopped opening up or downloading  in Safari.  It just starts to access the pdf file in the browser and then stops.
    I reinstalled Acrobat. 
    Any ideas??
    Lee

    From a Finder window select MacintoshHD in the Sidebar on the left then open the Library folder then the Internet Plug-Ins folder.
    Move the PDF Browser Plug-in from the Internet Plug-Ins folder to the Trash.
    Restart your Mac, launch Safari. Try a PDF file.

  • .PDF files will not open without saving first

    Since downloading Adobe Reader 11.0.07 on 5/20/14 .pdf files will not open without saving them first. I want .pdf files to open first BEFORE I save them (using Windows 7 and Firefox 30.0)

    E Denice wrote:
    PDF files will not open and eratically opens multiple pages and then the laptop freezes up.
    Doesn't make much sense to me. Methinks details are needed.

  • Pdf files will not open

    Hi,
    I have viewed through this forum and did not find a problem with similar symptoms.
    I upgraded from Adobe Reader 8 to Reader 9 and then the .pdf files will not open.
    Actions and Observations/Symptoms:
    1)  After I clicked onto the pdf document icon - nothing happens.
    2)  I right click onto the pdf icon and chose "open with Adobe 9" and get the same response.  Nothing happens.
    3)  I go to the the start menu - select Adobe Reader 9 - and the program does not even open.
    =======
    I have since removed Reader 9 and re-installed Reader 8.  I tried the above actions and got the same behaviour.  Not a whole lot happens.  It seems like something is broken after the first initial upgrade.
    In fact - I went to the folder:  
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    tried to open Reader by double clicking onto "AcroRd32.exe" and there was no response.
    I'm completely lost!  Can anyone share a fix to my problem?
    Thanks,
    Mike
    Some hardware & OS background info:  Toshiba Laptop - 1.58 Ghz, 3GB RAM - M/S Windows XP Professional Version 2002 Service Pack 3

    I can't explain the cause to the problem - but I found two "work-arounds" to get me running again.
    Workaround #1:
    I found another program (and there are many) on the web that will also read .pdf files.  I downloaded  "Foxit Reader" , installed it and it works.  I can now view my pdf docs!
    However - I got so used to Adobe Reader - I really wanted to get Reader working again.
    Workaround #2:
    I re-installed Adobe Reader 8.
    Instead of running the usual Adobe installation script that I got from the web, I copied (from another PC's C-drive)  the "Reader 8.0" folder and all its contents into my current C- drive directory structure  C:\Program Files\Adobe\.
    I re-booted the PC and can now open my pdf files using Reader 8.
    It seems to work - but I don't know what the effects of this installation method will have in the future - or the interaction it will have with other programs.  I guess when I need to remove the program in the future  - I'll have to do it manually, since it doesn't even register in the "Add or Remove Programs" under Control Panel.
    ===============
    Hope this helps out anyone else with similar symptoms.
    In the original problem, it's unfortunate that there were no error messages whatsoever when I tried opening the pdf files.  It was like as if Reader was not even activated or even loaded on my PC.  I'll bug me for a while - but at least I got Reader working again (for now....)!
    Mike

  • PDF files will not open in a Safari (v 6.0.5) browser window

    PDF files will not open in a Safari (v 6.0.5) browser window, OS 10.8.5. Version 11.0.04 Adobe Reader and Plug-ins installed. Both local and internet files do not load. What is happening here?

    Ok. I reloaded v 11.0.04 of Adobe Reader after quiting Safari 6.0.5 . Then deleted the 2 plug-ins AdobePDFViewer.plugin and AdobePDFViewerNPAPI.plugin . Relaunched Safari and tried to read a pdf from a repository at the URL mentioned in post 10 . The file was loaded and displayed correctly. Also a pdf file from my local disk store displayed nicely as well. What I do not understand is that there is no listing of an Adobe plug in /Library/Internet Plug-Ins , nor does Safari list any Adobe plug ins. So in that case this means that plug-ins for the display of pdfs in Safari windows are no longer needed!
    Adobe Reader version 11.0.04  is now working for me.
    Thanks for the help and the solution C.F.McBlob

  • Embedded pdf files will not open

    Dell Laptop Windows XP up to date, Firefox 4.0, Adobe Reader 10.0.1
    Since updating to Firefox 4.0 certain embedded pdf files will not open forcing me to use my Internet Explorer browser to access these files. Tried all of the FAQ suggestions with no relief.
    NOTE: I can open previously opened files (Firefox 3.___) but not a new one.

    Thank you for the response. I insereted several .pdf files into my MS Word document where they show as Acobat icons. When in MS Word, I am able to double-click on the icons and the files open in Acrobat. I then converted the MS Word document to a .pdf. These icons now only show as pictures and do not open the original inserted .pdf documents.

  • PDF files will not open and eratically open multiple pages and then freezes up the page

    PDF files will not open and eratically opens multiple pages and then the laptop freezes up. Please help.

    E Denice wrote:
    PDF files will not open and eratically opens multiple pages and then the laptop freezes up.
    Doesn't make much sense to me. Methinks details are needed.

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 8 Pdf files will not open normally

    This applies to all Pdf files.
    Double click or right click>click "open." 
    Receive:  Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view the file.  Would you like to install Adobe Acrobat Reader now?
    I had Adobe Reader 9.  Experienced problem described above.  Uninstalled and installed version 8.  Same problem.
    I have three computers with only one with this problem.  PC Windows XP SP3.
    Please advise.
    Robert.

    I have opened: https://courses.worldcampus.psu.edu/public/diagnostics/Acrobat.html I click on test page and it downloads Acro_Test.pdf 5..8kb -- psu.edu,then I open the page, the hour glass comes on and goes off without ever opening. The Reader software in my program file.
    Don't keep sending the same message. it does'nt work
    Paul
    From: kglad
      To: ps walker
      Sent: Monday, April 08, 2013 2:43 PM
      Subject: Adobe Acrobat Reader x11.0.02 will not open
            Re: Adobe Acrobat Reader x11.0.02 will not open
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  • Pdf file will not open in iBooks 2.2?

    I have an iPhone 4S with iBooks 1.5 and the pdf file in question (a one-page school calendar), and any other pdfs for that matter, open fine after selecting the file in iBooks.  However, the same pdf file on my wife's 4S with iBooks 2.2 will not open.  You can see the thumbnail in iBooks, but it will not open.  Has anyone experienced and/or solved this?  Thanks so much.

    Hi Sarah,
    You need to use a tool like JStart to open the PDF and other
    file types.
    Download the evaluation and please look at the example files
    given
    http://jstart.flashjester.com
    Also look at at our FAQ, which will help you
    http://www.flashjester.com/?section=faq&cPath=28_41
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  • Some PDF files will not open

    Hi - anyone who can help would be greatly appreciated as I am beyond frustrated.
    I have Adobe Reader (version 11.1.3) on my Android phone (SG4)  but this applies to iPhones as well. Some PDF files open without issue. But there are a few that just give me a message that says "Please wait... if this message is not eventually replaced by the proper contents of the document, your PDF viewer may not be able to display this type of content. You canupgrade tot he latest version of Adobe Reader for Windows, Mac or Linux by visiting http://www.adobe.com/go/reader_download."
    There are 2 files specifically that boggle me. Both of these are Adobe forms, extended to reader, that I created and both were downloaded from our intranet. One will open and one will not. I tried recreating the one that will not open, had it uploaded to our intranet but still it won't open...
    I can't for the life of me understand why?!?!

    MotorAdmin wrote:
    Please wait... if this message is not eventually replaced by the proper contents of the document, your PDF viewer may not be able to display this type of content. You canupgrade tot he latest version of Adobe Reader for Windows, Mac or Linux by visiting http://www.adobe.com/go/reader_download.
    These are online documents, right?  This message usually means that you are trying to open the doc in a browser that uses its own PDF viewer, not the Adobe Reader plugin.

  • PDF FILES WILL NOT OPEN FROM DESKTOP

    ADOBE READER WILL NOT OPEN A PDF FILE FROM THE DESKTOP ON MY MAC PRO.
    It works when opened in Safari but I get the following messages when trying to open from the desktop.
    This started with the MT LION upgrade. I did down;oad the latest Adobe Reader. See next image.  THX, Wally

    HEY - THE VALIUM WORKED!
    I found this on an old Nov 2012 discussion AND IT WORKS.......
    Do not do a "save as" like I was doing - SAVE FROM THE ACTUAL PDF DOCUMENT.....
    william1954
    Re: can't save PDF documents with safari 
    Nov 19, 2012 11:50 AM (in response to Magnus.LPA)
    Deleting the files "AdobePDFViewerNPAPI.plugin" and "AdobePDFViewer.plugin" worked BUT then Safari couldn't display pdf files embedded on web pages.
    I found putting "AdobePDFViewerNPAPI.plugin" back fixed the display problem.
    What I didn't know was that now when viewing a pdf, there is the pdf menu that becomes visible when mousing to the bottom of a page on the displayed pdf. Using it instead of the old Safari method for saving pdf's on web pages solved my problem.
    Thanks to C D R (above) for the tip!
    I'm on Snow Leopard 10.6.8.
    YAHOOOOOOOO - THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR INPUT.....
    Wally

  • PDF files will not open - nothing happens

    My Adobe reader program updated to version Adobe Reader XI and now no pdf files will open at all.
    Click on a PDF file - nothing
    Ive re-installed uninstalled several times  and still nothing happens

    What is your operating system?  What is your Reader XI version?
    [topic moved to Adobe Reader forum]

  • Locked PDF files will not open with user name and password. Help?

    I go to school online and our eBooks are in pdf format. I download them to my MacBook so that I can read them offline. When I download them, they open as they always did but, when I put my username and password in to unlock them, it tells me something about the file is edited and a copy will be saved but, it never opens the file. I have adobe reader on it, I am getting frustrated! I don't want to be logged into class every time I am studying material. Any ideas? Thanks in advance - this is my first Mac so, bare with me

    Not using netwok magic. I shut it down when it comes up.  I have tried using 192.168.1.1 but still will not accept user name and password.  I never changed the factory default and it just continues to ask for the user name and password.  Web utility site will not come up.  I have a wired desktop as my main computer and that is the computer I have been trying to access the utility from. 

  • PDF file will not open

    I am hoping someone can help me. From the menu on my
    homepage, I have inserted a link to a PDF file that is in a file on
    my site. When I "preview in browser", then click on the link,
    instead of the pdf file opening, I get a message stating "Your
    current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded".
    I am not sure why I can not get the pdf file to open up. Any help
    would be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks
    Jeff

    JEFFSTOLZ wrote:
    > I am hoping someone can help me. From the menu on my
    homepage, I have inserted
    > a link to a PDF file that is in a file on my site. When
    I "preview in
    > browser", then click on the link, instead of the pdf
    file opening, I get a
    > message stating "Your current security settings do not
    allow this file to be
    > downloaded". I am not sure why I can not get the pdf
    file to open up. Any
    > help would be greatly appreciated.
    >
    > Thanks
    > Jeff
    >
    IE7?
    Could be that this will solve the problem...
    Tools>Advanced>Security - make sure that "Allow active
    content to run in
    My Computer" is checked.
    That just might do it for you.
    HTH
    chin chin
    Sinclair

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