when i get i can't see because the problem in "pdf preview handler" what to do?. Within Microsoft Outlook , go to "File" menu and click "Options". File Preview option, place a check in the "zeon PDF PreviewHandler". After updated Adobe reader X version Outlook PDF previewer is not Document Previewers" and check the box "PDF Preview Handler".

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Created on April 6, I GET THE FOLLOWING ERROR MESSAGE IN OUTLOOK BETA ON WINDOWS 7 "PDF PREVIEW HANDLER FOR VISTA" of Windows with the latest version of Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat installed. Enable Outlook and Outlook to preview and search This includes a preview handler that is compatible with Outlook , Outlook and Outlook Download: Adobe PDF iFilter 11 for bit platforms. When I open an email with a PDF attachment and then try to preview it, an error message says cant open because of the PDF handler. I'm using outlook. Now close Adobe Reader XI and try opening the PDF again. thank you, Brian. By Brian.

Note: When you are using Outlook on Windows 8 or Windows Assuming you are using Windows, you can make this change within Change default program for opening attachments - MSOutlook. How can I tell Outlook which program to open the attachment with? Similarly, when I double click on a pdf-file, it tries to open it with Adobe Photo Shop.

PDF Preview Handler in Outlook 2010

I'm running Windows 7 but it applies there as well, so I looked for an answer It is very frustrating, I was used with the old Vista and XP where it worked. I'm on win7 64 bit with Outlook and Adobe Reader 9. Fixes for bit Adobe Reader preview handler and thumbnails ; Detail on the preview handler fix tool: For the preview handler problem, I wrote a program to automate the required registry changes.

I hope this helps more people. Details of the registry fix are still provided below, for those who wish to make the changes by hand, but using the program is recommended for most people, especially less technical people.

The preview handler fix tool: Tells you if anything needs fixing and offers to fix things if so. Understands differences between XP, Vista, Windows 7 and upgrade installs.

Requests elevation via UAC. Checks that you're using bit Windows. Checks that Adobe Reader is installed. If not you'll be asked if you want to associate it. Checks that Adobe Reader's preview handler is registered under both the bit and bit registry the latter is required for it to work under bit Office beta but not the retail version of Office Allows you to undo the fix.

Only the fix itself. If you changed the association and want to go back then you'll usually have to reinstall or repair-install your alternative viewer.

Does not need to be installed or uninstalled and, other than the fix itself, leaves nothing behind. Is digitally signed so you can detect if it has been tampered with. Thanks to GPSoftware for signing the exe for me.

Additional notes on the preview handler fix tool: The preview handler fix should no longer be required for Adobe Reader 9. If you fall into the latter group then you will still need to run the preview handler fix once to clean-up some mess that Adobe's installer leaves behind.

Note that, at the time of writing, Adobe's website only lets you download Adobe Reader 9. With earlier versions of Adobe Reader, you may need to re-apply the fix if you update or re-install Adobe Reader.

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The fix is only needed on bit versions of Windows that have Adobe Reader installed. There's no need for the fix on bit versions of Windows. If you are using a pre-release version of Office bit: Newer versions of the fix should work for you as well. Note that the retail RTM version of Office fixed the need for additional registry changes. The fix tool now has a checkbox to specify whether or not you need the Office beta fixes. What the fix does is explicitly documented screenshot in Microsoft's guidelines on registering preview handlers so it shouldn't cause any problems.

The fix won't affect that.

My bundled viewer plugin has a workaround built-in. Update to Opus 9.

Also updated the text to reflect that the preview handler fix should no longer be required with Adobe Reader 9. Thanks to Alex Bantzhaff for noticing and letting me know! Thanks to Winfried Pohl for providing the extra step! Fixing the preview handler by hand or group policy: If you want to apply the preview handler registry fix using group policy, see Alan Burchill's guide.

After reinstalling acrobat I could not read pdfs from emails but had to save them first then read from a folder.. It was really frustrating but the solution for me was to make acrobat the only choice for opening pdfs.

There was a choice of Firefox, acrobat and Chrome - ticking the box making it so that only acobat opens pdfs solved the problem for me.

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Remove From My Forums. Answered by: Microsoft Office.If it does exist, make the same change as before. How satisfied are you with this response? Featured Deal: Experts Exchange. Check to make sure your Adobe Reader is up to date.

I tried removing the email account but it did nothing, I also forwarded one of the emails with the pdf in it to my own personal address and I had no problems viewing it and opening it so its not the email itself.