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Error message with Publisher attachments in emails.

Apr 12, 2012 12:05 PM

When trying to open an MS Publisher document that's an email attachment, I get the following error message:  "Adobe Reader could not open because it is either not a supported file type or because the file has been damaged (for example, it was sent as an email attachment and wasn't correctly decoded.)"


In addition to Publisher, I have several other MS products installed -- and have no problem opening these documents when they are attached to an email.


Please help!!!  Thanks.

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    Apr 12, 2012 9:16 PM   in reply to parshooter33

    I do not know why the .pub file type is associated with Adobe Reader on your system.


    The easiest way to re-establish the correct file association is to reinstall or repair MS Publisher.  Or you can right-click on a file, then re-associate the file type manually with MS Publisher.

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