pdf files try to open in reader 6 reader 9 is installed

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Post 3+ Months Ago

ok hear is the deal. Acrobat writer 6 (the one that can make pdf's) is installed. Acrobat reader 9 is installed
when i try to open a pdf (in IE) that needs Acrobat Reader 9 it gives me a error saying i need to update to 8 or 9.

i downloaded the file and right clicked > open with > Acrobat reader 9 (always use this program) and i still get the same error. Acrobat writer wants to keep opening the pdf.

tried to reinstall reader 9 again but still get the same thing.

is there a way to get reader 9 to read it and not Acrobat writer 6.
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Open Windows Explorer and navigate to any PDF file. Right click and select "Open With" Select "Choose Program" and navigate to the executable for Reader 9 and select it. Check the box that says "Always use selected program..." and click OK.

There is also a Customization Wizard from Adobe that you can use to change the association as well.

http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/ ... ftpID=3993

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