Solved Adobe PDF file is damaged. How can it be fixed

June 7, 2015 at 14:05:14
Specs: Windows 7
One of our staff created a PDF file and for some reason it is damaged. I tried to open it with Adobe Acrobat Pro, but no luck. It is a VERY important manual. Any help would be appreciated.

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June 7, 2015 at 14:33:17
There are pdf repair programs out there but none I can vouch for personally. Here's one:

See also this recent thread:

As always watch out for pre-checked unwanted goodies when downloading free software.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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June 10, 2015 at 06:11:02
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The most common issues with a PDF are as follows:

Password protection blocks opening the PDF.
PDF was created with a non-Adobe program and doesn't comply with industry standards.
File is damaged.

Sometimes a PDF file becomes damaged or contains corrupt data. If you downloaded the PDF from the Web or received it in an email, download the PDF again or ask the sender to resend it. Copy the file directly to your hard drive, rather than a thumb (portable) or network drive.

Open the new copy directly from your hard drive.

Or look:

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