1 Reply Latest reply on Aug 1, 2013 2:17 AM by sjpt

    Setup and authorization

    katelw10

      I bought a new Nook Simple Touch ereader. I downloaded an ebook into my laptop from my library. I tried to register the laptop under my login in Adobe Digital Editions so I can transfer the book to the Nook, but it refuses to let me. It says I have to have an account, but refuses to accept my account login. It tells me I do not have the right to load the book from the computer into the Nook. Free open source books I downloaded from the library didn't not show up at all in the digital editions screen at all. The Nook is great but I need to be able to access my local library for all it's free loans. Help

        • 1. Re: Setup and authorization
          sjpt Level 4

          For free open source books, I suggest you use the vastly superior Calibre rather than the very poor Adobe Digital Editins (ADE).

          http://calibre-ebook.com/

           

          For library books, just confirming a few thing

          • Does the library use Overdrive (most do, but not all)?
          • You can read the library bools fine on the laptop?
          • The Nook shows up on the left ADE panel, but won't register when you try to Authorize Device,
          • and therefore books won't copy to the Nook at all?

           

          There are lots of bugs in ADE2.0: including refusing to work at all with some devices, and with library books on some other devices (including many Sony's; not sure about Nooks).

          Try replacing ADE2.0 with the older but more reliable v1.7.2.

          (You can have them both installed at once if you like.)

          Version 1.7.2, it is a little difficult to find, available on Adobe site for Windows and for Mac.

          http://helpx.adobe.com/digital-editions/kb/cant-install-digital-editions.html

          The forum software is sometimes corrupting the link above.  There shouldn't be a blank in 'editio ns.html'.  The following redirects to the same page: http://tinyurl.com/diged172