How come a PDF file that I am trying to open just shows up as symbols?

by on January 31, 2012

Q: HELLO I have an important file to view that I recieved from my yahoo email… it has PDF after the document.. when I try to open it it comes up in symbols and numbers…how do I fix this?


One Response to “How come a PDF file that I am trying to open just shows up as symbols?”
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    Make sure you’re running the latest version of Adobe Acrobat reader:

    http://get.adobe.com/reader/

    If you’re still having trouble, then there is probably something wrong with the PDF file.

    You can also try bringing it up using Google Chrome instead of your existing web browser: http://google.com/chrome