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How can I view an encoded text sent to me

I have an e-mail that was sent to me and it was an encoded pdf file and I must have done something wrong because it won't convert to be viewed

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You mean it was password protected when it was created, right? You have to enter the correct password to be able to view it.

Make sure the upper case/lower case is correct. For example, Apple is different from apple. Also, make for the password you are not mixing up a letter "l" and a number "1" or a letter "O" from a number "0".

Hope that helps,

-Vince

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I hope this helps.

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I suspect is a setting in the advance settings in windows mail, possibly in the advance tab. I would suggest for you to enable logging in the maintenance section under the advance tab in settings that way if there's a problem this can be logged into a text file that will help with the troubleshooting process.

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hi, hope this helps:
If all the text appears garbled or as question marks, then Microsoft Word may not have accurately detected the encoding standard of text in the file. As a result, Word may have used the wrong encoding standard.
To have Word use an encoding standard you select:
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Hi Charlie,

Yes, you cannot just open a .pdf file (Adobe format) by opening it as a text file. It will look like a bunch of strange characters if you try to open it on Notepad or Word.

Did you reboot your computer after installing Adobe Acrobat Reader? After installation any .pdf files will be opened automatically by Adobe Reader, but only after your computer is restarted.

Also, if you look in your email on the list of files attached, the file should have a name ending in .pdf. That's how the system recognizes it as an Adobe Acrobat file. If it doesn't have the correct extension, you'll need to save it and change the file type. The way you do that depends on which Windows you have an if you're hiding the extension type (which is the default setting).

Worstcase, you can just have your friend open it and print it for you.

By the way, I wish you hadn't rated my answer as "Inappropriate". I got a score of 40/100 instead of 70/100 for a "Thanks for Trying"... :-( Anyway, hope that helps you out.

-Vince

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