Windows 10: Why can't I open my pdf's?

Discus and support Why can't I open my pdf's? in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; Hi There, Shouldn't we be able to open, file and print pdf's easily, even after an update? This is really frustrating as I try to go about my daily... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by PegHilliard, Jan 22, 2021.

  1. Why can't I open my pdf's?


    Hi There,


    Shouldn't we be able to open, file and print pdf's easily, even after an update? This is really frustrating as I try to go about my daily work load.

    Why am I having difficulty sending attachments? Seems like these basic functions should always be protected no matter what the update has done.


    Not having a tech person to speak to is also very frustrating. Customer service should be number one I would think.


    Thanks, I guess.

    :)
     
    PegHilliard, Jan 22, 2021
    #1

  2. Trouble Opening PDF's

    Hi Parker,



    Thank you for posting on Microsoft Community. We will assist you in resolving the issue.



    Before assisting further, I would like to ask you few questions:

    • Does the issue persist in Edge browser?
    • Do you get similar error when you open the PDF file in Adobe reader?


    Check if you are facing similar issue in Edge browser.



    Step 1: Open PDF file in Adobe reader and check if you are facing similar issue.



    To open PDF file directly from Adobe reader, follow the steps below:



    • Open Adobe application and click on Edit.
    • Click on Preferences and select Internet.
    • Uncheck Display PDF in Browser option and check if you are able to open the PDF file without getting the error code.


    Step 2: If you are able to open PDF file in Adobe reader, I suggest you to
    Turn off Internet Explorer,
    enable it again and check if the issue is resolved.



    For further assistance, I suggest you to post your query in Adobe support forum.

    Acrobat Reader on Adobe Support Community



    Thank you.
     
    Likhitha V, Jan 22, 2021
    #2
  3. Anna Bon Win User
    PDF

    Hello,

    Regarding your PDF documents, the location will be based on where you saved the files. For your second inquiry, your documents can be converted to a PDF. If the original file is from Office Word, we suggest that you follow the steps below:


    • In Word, select File > Save As.

    • Select where you want to save the file.

    • Type a new File name if you want.

    • For Save as type, select PDF.

    • For Optimize for, select an option: Standard or
      Minimum Size.

    • Select Open File After Publishing, if you want to open the file after you save it as a PDF. This is selected by default.

    • Select Save.
    If the steps provided is not working, please get back to us with the exact version of your Office Word.

    Let us know the result of the suggested steps.

    Thank you.
     
    Anna Bon, Jan 22, 2021
    #3
  4. Why can't I open my pdf's?

    not able to open pdf

    Hello,

    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    1. Are you seeing any error messages?
    2. Since when are you facing this issue?
    3. Have you made any changes on your pc prior this issue?
    I suggest you to follow the steps mentioned in the article to fix issues with

    PDF files.


    Reply with the information, so that we can help you fix your issue.

    Hope it helps.

    Sandeep Kumar M

    Microsoft Community – Moderator
     
    Sandeep_KM, Jan 22, 2021
    #4
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