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Icon for .pdf files

Discussion in 'Computers, Games, Electronics etc' started by reckedracing, Feb 1, 2008.

  1. reckedracing

    reckedracing TTIWWOP VIP

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    So all my pdf files on my computer have the "unknown" icon, the white page with the little windows symbol

    i tried everything
    installed the latest reader for my OS
    updated
    did the open with... and checked off always open with this program

    all to no avail

    any advice?
     
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    chestercheeto48 Senior Member VIP

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    Shot in the dark but do you .pdf after the file name?
     
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    CRX-YEM Super Moderator Moderator VIP

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    right click .pdf file, properties, Opens with: xxxx , click change and choose whatever pdf reader program you use, be it, foxit or adobe. Programs shiould show up in a list, or you might have to browse for the .exe of the .pdf reader program
     
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    yes
    already done

    any more ideas?
     
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    your shit is fubar. buy a new one :)
     
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    link up the file if you can. I will see if I can open it on my computer
     
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    CRX-YEM Super Moderator Moderator VIP

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    does adobe pdf reader or foxit still run ??
     
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    yes, i have no problems opening the file
    all my pdf's will open fine
    i just want the icon to be a normal adobe icon instead of the generic "unknown" icon

    tell me more about this foxit program
    can you enter text on pdf's?
    i had the free trial of adobe pro 7 for 30 days and really enjoyed all the features it came with but couldn't justify the expense for how little i would use it
     
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    whiterabbit06 Why oh why didn't I take the blue pill? VIP

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    Open a folder, click Tools then File and Folder Options Click the File Type tab scroll down until you see the .pdf listing double click that and in the properties window click change icon and finally find the Adobe program and set the icon to that.
     
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    whiterabbit06 Why oh why didn't I take the blue pill? VIP

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    hell yea, i knew that menu was out there
    just didn't remember where
     
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