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Error: There was a problem reading this document (18)? Answered

Anyone know what this error means:

There was an error processing a page. There was a problem reading this document (18).  I'm getting it when trying to view a pdf in Version 7.

Any assistance is greatly appreciated!


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Best Answer 5 years ago

  • Delete the PDF file from the computer. You can
    either delete it by using the Delete key, and then empty
    the Recycle Bin or delete it permanently by selecting the
    file and then pressing the Shift + Delete Now, you need
    to download the file again from its original source. Wait until Acrobat
    downloads the file completely. Try opening the PDF file once it is
  • Uninstall the Adobe Acrobat for
    this, open the Start menu and click on the icon for Control
    Once the Control Panel window opens,
    locate the Adobe Acrobat program from the list of
    installed programs and click on Uninstall. Follow the
    prompts that appear in the next window. Wait until the program is
    completely removed from the computer.
  • Restart your computer now. Open the Start menu
    and then select the Restart button that you see among the
    power options. Once the computer reboots, go to the adobe.com website,
    navigate to the Downloads page, and locate the link for
    downloading the latest version of Adobe Acrobat
    Save the installation file in a preferred location and
    run it. Follow the prompts in the installation wizard to complete the
  • Open the same web page from where you got the
    corrupted PDF file. Download the file and make sure that it completes the
    process completely. Try opening the PDF file. It should work now; if not,
    proceed to the next step.
  • Download a PDF Recovery program from any reputed
    site. Install it after downloading the setup file and follow the prompts
    shown. Run the program and proceed as instructed to repair the corrupt PDF
  • In case you can't recover .pdf file via the
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5 years ago

Try to update your pdf reader version to its latest