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Scanning problem to .pdf

Before I scan to .pdf format I have to open Adobe, click help and do a repair of the installation. If I don't do this my text is only partially legible (large chunks have lines going through, much like a bar code you scan at the store). I've tried doing the repair, scanning/saving one set of documents and then scanning/saving another set right away. The first scanned/saved image is fine; the second is as described above. Should I just uninstall and reinstall the adobe? I have installed the most recent free version and checked for updates as recently as 3 days ago (none). Thanks in advance.

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  • CMJMail Mar 04, 2008

    No. I scan and send a lot of documents anywhere from 10-40 pages 2-4 times a week. If I were to use FoxIt Reader, how would it work if the person on the other end uses Adobe? Is a .pdf, a .pdf, a .pdf? If they need to be able to edit the document will it matter if I use FoxIt and they use Adobe?



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  • a67994 May 11, 2010

    Also, Do you have a FAX?
    If you do their are ways to FAX 2 EMAIL as PDF

    Remember all this is up to you if you like how adobe works I wouldn't change it
    your probably going to have to reinstall if you stick with adobe


  • a67994 May 11, 2010

    now that I double Check you would need FoxIt Creator for that which is free but would put Evaluation at the top of your file so that is up to you. But, yes a pdf is pdf no matter what program you use it is only their to tell that computer your sitting at what program to use.

    If you're using the free edition of adobe successfully for this long at that rate I would stick with it and do a complete uinstall from add/remove programs in the control panel and reinstall from adobe

    Some Scanners also can directly Convert Scans into PDF it depends on what scanner you're using where it say's save as type see if it has pdf

  • a67994 May 11, 2010

    Have you tried FoxIt Reader?

    If you do decide to reinstall adobe make sure you remove it using add/remove from the control panel

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Have you tried FoxIt Reader?
plz re install adob but before that plz un stall it from the control panel

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