Sigh... ..., by Golly I wish I had read this thread before all of my win7, office 2010, ie9, installation is done in x64, then acrobat X on the compatiblity. Adobe is supposed to be one of the cream of the crop brand. The whole world is moving forward with x64, and what? adobe is offering Crash and Freeze instead of Crash and Burn? Gee, Job well done. It's about time to move to India like Quickbook, with funny accent supporting teams that just keep throwing their customers around for everyone's joy.
Have you updated your AA X. I think that the latest update may have resolved the problem, but am not sure. It is at least worth trying before you start going back. It is not real clear to me that there is any advantage of operating OFFICE in a 64-bit mode. For computation sure, but for word processing and simple tasks that only really need 7-bit information? Oh well, maybe it will be clear someday. I sometimes feel that MS pushes this aspect for technology just so they can get folks to upgrade and pay more $$. I still prefer OFFICE 2003 as a user, though the file structure of OFFICE 2007/2010 may be improved -- not sure the interface and capabilities are any better. OK, that is an opinion and I am sure that there are many who swear by the newer product.
This issue is STILL NOT RESOLVED.
While adobe claims 64bit compatibility - it is not.
DO NOT TRUST ADOBE'S CLAIMS OF IT BEING FIXED IN LATEST UPDATES - it's the writ response, not based on dev input.
The PDFMaker plugin will reliably jam the print spooler service on any system running Office 2010 on the windows 7 64bit operating system, regardless of whether Office is 32 or 64 bit. You will not be able to stop the print spooler service unless you PSKILL it.
The workaround is to remove the pdfmaker plugin from Word, Excel, Outlook and any other office app where it is present. When an adobe update comes through the plugin is re-enabled - so you will once again need to remove the plugin.
This situation is unbelievable Adobe - don't keep feeding us BS, FIX THE PROBLEM.
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