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Fixing "Your PDF viewer may not be able to display this type of document" Error When Opening Some PDF's Documents On Adobe Reader Alternatives

If you are using any alternative PDF viewers like Google Docs Viewer or Sumatra Reader to get away from Adobe Reader bloat - you might land on an error as shown below when trying to read some PDF files.

Adobe PDF Document Error

Adobe PDF Document Error

Adobe Acrobat Reader v10.0 Final Download Full Standalone Offline Installer

Adobe Acrobat Reader has not been my choice of free PDF reader utility thanks to it's security issues, bloat and intrusive updater. Adobe has now started to address these issues and the latest release of "Adobe Acrobat Reader X" features new security measure known as “Adobe Reader Protected Mode” which is a sandboxing functionality which basically isolates the PDF reader from rest of the system shielding the user computer from any threat embedded into the document, the technology is based on Microsoft’s “Practical Windows Sandboxing”.

Adobe Reader X

Fast, Free & Open Source Sumatra PDF Reader and Acrobat PDF Tweaker

Download Free Sumatra PDF ReaderSumatra PDF is a small sized, free and open-source PDF viewer for Windows. Sumatra PDF is distributed under GPLv2 license; Sumatra has a light and minimalist design. Simplicity is what sets this PDF reader apart from similar options like FoxIt PDF Reader, It's designed for portable use: it's just one file with no external dependencies so you can easily run it from external USB pen drive, The source code of the project is hosted on Google Code.

Another worthy utility would be Adobe Reader SpeedUp which is a free and simple to use application that helps you to dramatically reduce the loading time of Adobe's Acrobat/Reader software. Adobe Reader SpeedUp is a single use utility (a process taking only a few seconds) and then your 'Reader will be transformed forever. There are also some tweaking options available.

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