Yes, in a word. But I'm not sure how you're doing it, so let me restate it
here. No offense intended, but people sometimes overlook something.
The methodology that 'should' work is to open ADE, then go to the site
where the ebook is located and go through its download process. As that
process unfolds, the site will post the .ascm file (which contains only
some information about the ebook) and then activate ADE to finish the
Do NOT use a utility program to download an ebook - it doesn't work that
Try it and see what happens.
OK. Now for a few other questions.
Did you register with Adobe and obtain an Adobe ID and password before you
downloaded and installed ADE?
Have you downloaded any ebooks successfully from this site or other sites?
What operating system are you using? Windows 7 security settings may block
downloads under certain conditions.