Q: Windows Explorer not previeing PDF files! This thread is locked from future replies

HI all

I hope someone has a solution to this very annoying phenomenon!

Operating system: Win 7 enterprise 64-bit

Program related to the issue: Adobe acrobat professional extended 9.2

When I open a folder that contains PDFs, Pictures, Office documents files, movies... etc The preview pane at the right side of explorer window show the content of all the files EXCEPT the PDFs !!

Now If you will say the problem is the Adobe acrobat professional then guess what! I didn’t have this problem on the RC version of windows 7!!!

I tried installing Adobe acrobat reader. The preview pan didn’t show PDFs again!

Any solution/suggestion??





Finally I solved this super annoying issue following a painfully long path but It WORKS now!

1.Uninstall All of Adobe Acrobat Pro Extended 9 package and related program

2.Install Adobe Reader 9.3 (the latest available)

3.Install iFilter for windows 64bit from Adobe here

4.Use the method provided by Mr Ramesh Srinivasan Here

5.Re-install full package of Adobe Acrobat Pro Extended 9

6.Un-installing Adobe Reader 9 and the supporting dictionary and other craplets ( and Adobe Air and Adobe installer)

7.Enjoy Windows explorer preview pane, Icon review in Windows explorer, Attachment Preview in Office Outlook 2007 J



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