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  1. Acrocef.exe Resource exhaustion detector causing windows to crash to black screen

    V 21.007.20091
    Crashes to black screen and have to hard power off the machine or a ACROCEF.exe - system error unknown hard error
    Happening on MANY client machines. Having to un-install adobe reader DC to resolve issue.

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  2. Acrocef.exe Resource exhaustion detector causing windows to crash to black screen

    V 21.007.20091
    Crashes to black screen and have to hard power off the machine or a ACROCEF.exe - system error unknown hard error
    Happening on MANY client machines. Having to un-install adobe reader DC to resolve issue.

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  3. Acrocef.exe Resource exhaustion detector causing windows to crash to black screen

    V 21.007.20091
    Crashes to black screen and have to hard power off the machine or a ACROCEF.exe - system error unknown hard error
    Happening on MANY client machines. Having to un-install adobe reader DC to resolve issue.

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  4. Bug: Acrobat DC Reader ( 21.7.20091.452390) Fehler

    Umgebung: Windows 2012 R2 Terminal Server

    Bei Start der Anwendung kommt bis zu fünf mal die Fehlermeldung, "Adobe rdrCEF.exe funktioniert nicht mehr.

    Anwendung startet aber und funktioniert.

    Nach Beendigung der Anwendung kommt die Fehlermeldung, "RdrServicesUpdater.exe - Anwendungsfehler" die Anwendung konnte nicht korrekt gestartet werden (0x0000142).

    Nach bestätigen dieser Meldung kommt noch eine "WerFault.exe - Anwendungsfehler" Fehlermeldung -> die Anwendung konnte nicht korrekt gestartet werden (0x0000142).

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  6. Bug: Acrobat Reader 64bits Windows crashes when 3rdParty Plugin installed

    Steps to reproduce:
    1. Install Acrobat Reader 64bits on Windows
    2. Install any 3rdPargy Acrobat Reader plug-in, e.g. the "BasicPlugin" from Acrobat SDK samples
    3. Launch Acrobat Reader 64bits
    4. Acrobat Reader 64bits was launched, but after 3~4 seconds, Application crashed.

    Notes:
    * Only an issue on Windows
    * Only an issue on Acrobat Reader 64bits.
    * Not an issue for Acrobat Reader 32bits
    * Not an issue for Acrobat DC 64bits
    * This can be simply reproduced by using the "BasicPlugin" sample that comes with Acrobat SDK

    Please consider fixing the crash.

    Screenshots & debug call stacks:

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  7. After decades, when Acrobat Reader starts, it still has not figured out how to reopen pdf files at the right page!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Let me repeat honestly because I am exasperated by Adobe's incompetence:
    After decades, when Acrobat Reader starts, it still has not figured out how to reopen pdf files at the right page!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    How do you justify this BIG problem after so many years of having created Adobe Reader?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Hi,

    Thanks for reaching out to us for your query.
    This feature is already available in Acrobat Reader. Here is how you can turn that on.

    1) Go to Edit → Preferences → “Documents” Tab
    2) Select the checkbox for “Restore last view settings when reopening documents”

    This preference will make sure that your Acrobat reader remembers the last view of the pdf when it was closed and reopened.

    Hope it helps ?

    Thanks
    Ayush Jain

  8. BUG: http should read HTTPS 2021-07-26

    This is not an idea. It is a bug.
    BUG: http should read HTTPS 2021-07-26

    Dear Adobe Acrobat DC Installation Team,
    Your product installs with http as the WEB LINK in the Registry. It should be https. The industry has moved on to secure web sites, as have you. However, your installation still references the old http.

    Please pass this message to your product installation team.
    Kindly update your Windows Installation to properly reference https as the WEB LINK
    Thx, Raphael

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  9. Acrobat not displaying text, however it can be found by search

    Acrobat reader displays text on the first page of a generated document, however, every other page does not display the text.

    The text can be found by searching through the document.

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  10. Bug report - Abobe Reader not working

    Abobe Reader not working attaching a screenshot below. I'm using macOS big Sur 11.5. There's a white window it shows up on top of a Abode reader.

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  11. I need the recognition of my work

    Dear leader, hello, I reported 17 stack exhaustion vulnerabilities to Adobe's security department through hackerone. This type of vulnerabilities have always been given cve numbers and thank you(e.g. CVE-2020-3753/CVE-2020-3756/CVE-2020-9611/CVE-2020-9702/CVE-2020-9703/CVE-2017-16419), but your security department notified me that these 17 bugs that I reported will not be given cve numbers and acknowledgements, I think it is unfair to me. And these 16 vulnerabilities did have an impact on your products, I also made contributions, I deserve the cve number and acknowledgements. Thanks.

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  12. Bug: Acroread Plugin causes Firefox to hang

    Bug: Acroread Plugin causes Firefox to hang and later the whole system crashes

    ..when loading this document:
    https://www.unesco.de/fileadmin/medien/Dokumente/Wissenschaft/WWDR_2018_infographic.pdf

    In Adobe Acrobat Reader DC the file is displayed correctly. Using the browser plugin the page starts in white, sometimes there's a flickering in white and black extending to the whole screen. Later the system stalls and other applications report memory problems. I was unable to make a screenshot as the system was not navigateable anymore

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  13. QuickBooks Error 1603 Causes

    It is possible for the update installer to fail for a variety of reasons, including:
    There may be a problem installing Microsoft NET 1.1 SPI, for example.
    The QB Installation files are corrupt or missing.
    The Microsoft website
    It has been damaged.
    Damage has been done to MSXML and C++ components of Microsoft.

    Read here: https://qbtoolhub.yolasite.com/

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  14. QuickBooks Error 15240

    A QuickBooks update error makes QuickBooks accounting software appear to be out of date, which is why it is called an update error. There are a number of factors that can lead to QB error 15240. QuickBooks accounting software will display the QuickBooks Error code 15240 on your computer screen when it has a problem updating.
    Read here: https://nickmosan123.wixsite.com/quickbookstoolhub/post/how-to-fix-quickbooks-error-15240

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  15. QuickBooks Error H505

    According to Intuit, an error code H505 indicates that extra settings need to be made on the computer where QuickBooks company files are stored. QuickBooks Error Code H505 appears when QuickBooks on the user's computer fails to connect to the computer hosting the company file.
    Read here: https://quickbookserrorsh202.medium.com/what-is-quickbooks-error-h505-and-how-can-it-be-fixed-1e43b7de2e86

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  16. QuickBooks Error 1935

    QuickBooks Desktop or QuickBooks Online may give you the error 1935.

    A number of reasons usually contribute to it:

    A second application is being installed on Windows using the Microsoft.Net Framework.

    QuickBooks installation is being interfered with by antivirus and antispyware programs.

    Read here: https://nickmosan123.wixsite.com/quickbookstoolhub/post/quickbooks-error-1935-how-to-fix-it

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  17. Bug: automatic hyperlinking of URLs in plain text includes punctuation

    Today I learned that when a PDF's text includes URLs that are -not- marked up as hyperlinks, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Preview, and Google Chrome's built-in PDF renderer all attempt to convert the URLs to clickable hyperlinks for the reader's convenience.

    However, Adobe Acrobat Reader does a noticeably worse job than the other software. Specifically: if the URL is followed by punctuation, Acrobat includes the punctuation in the target of the hyperlink, resulting in a broken link. Apple Preview and Google Chrome handle punctuation correctly.

    You can see this behavior by opening the attached PDF in Acrobat, Preview, Chrome, and…

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  18. Adobe Reader causes MS Edge to slow down opening pdfs

    I use Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 to view pdfs because it loads pdfs very quickly, and is smooth and responsive; it takes less than 5s to open 300MB+ pdfs.

    Installed Adobe Reader recently because I needed the Fill & Sign function. I use Reader to Fill & Sign pdfs while viewing other pdfs with Edge.

    After the installation, Edge takes more than 15s to open a pdf, even with small pdfs under 1MB. It has also become laggy. Chrome isn't affected though.

    Completely closing Adobe Reader and reopening a pdf with Edge again solves this issue. It's a workaround…

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  19. Remember where I left off option

    Acrobat Reader DC should have a setting similar to Chrome based browsers to "Remember where I left off". Example - I have have 5 tabs for 5 different PDFs I'm reviewing, it would be extremely helpful to be able to shut down the app and have it reopen all 5 tabs again when reopening the app

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  20. Please expand your comparison chart for acrobat and acrobat pro to include functions of adobe reader for quick reference

    Please expand your comparison chart for acrobat and acrobat pro to include functions of adobe reader for quick reference

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