Acrobat reader 7.08 freezes after several seconds

By Karmashock
Aug 18, 2006
  1. something's wrong with acrobat. I've reinstalled it 5 times and it freezes everytime I open any large PDF file. It doesn't freeze right away... but in a few seconds it freezes every time.
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,080   +14

    that's normal. Large PDF files decompress and that takes time. Be patient.
  3. altheman

    altheman TS Rookie Posts: 541

    or try Foxit Reader. Its a 1MB, standalone .exe that works better then Acrobat. No need to install it.
  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,080   +14

    how much RAM do you have? - it can take a long time to decompress if his memory is low.
  5. Karmashock

    Karmashock TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 237

    well... when it freezes it eats up NO processing power. My CPU activity is just about zero when this thing freezes. And I tried leaving it alone for 15 minutes and that made no difference.

    It just gave me a funny error... something like "server busy"... what does that mean? It's just a pdf file...
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