What happens if you save the .pdf attachment, and then double-click on
that saved file? If it opens in Adobe Reader, that may be the best you can do,
as I'm not aware of any other fixes.
Gary VanderMolen, Microsoft MVP (Mail)
"Michele" <Michele@newsgroup> wrote in message news:ECD89296-5FEC-48AF-A0E2-414B10FE185A@newsgroup
> Hi Gary,
> I have the exact same problem as jardin and the above solution did not work
> for me either. After running unassoc, running Adobe reader as administrator
> and repairing its install, Windows Mail will then open .pdf files with .....
> Powerpoint! And when I re-associate .pdf with Adobe Reader, I'm back to
> square 1.....
> "Gary VanderMolen" wrote:
>> You may have missed one critical step. Did you run Adobe Reader
>> as administrator? See
>> Note: It is the custom in this newsgroup to quote the post to
>> which you are replying. It makes for better continuity.
>> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
>> "jardin" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
>> > Hi Shawn and thx for your help. Unfortunately it didn't work though
>> > what was described by the "fix" was exactly my prob. (see original
>> > post). I downloaded "unassociate" file and "unassociated" my .pdf
>> > files. I than went into Abobe and Help and asked to "repair Adobe
>> > instal"...When I tried to open a .pdf in window mail it tried to open
>> > via windows photo...i than 'associated' .pdf's back to Adobe and got the
>> > same error message again. Ugh...any more ideas? Thanks for any and all
>> > ur help.
>> > --
>> > jardin