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It looks like you have a serious problem with your computer system. It
has associated every executable file (aka computer program) with Reader,
that is Reader is expected to be able to view it, which of course it
cannot. I suggest you remove Adobe Reader from your computer through the
use of the control panel add/remove programs and see if that helps.
It wont let me remove it.
When i go into the control panel,then select add and remove programs it wont open because adobe is tring to open that to.
Is their any other way i can remove it?
Any ideas please
If you could run a program, I'd suggest the Microsoft Installer Cleanup
tool. Since you cannot you can try to manually remove the association.
In a directory, click on the Tools Menu and select Folder options.
Click on File Types tab.Search for the EXE file type and if there delete
That might work.
I had Adobe Reader 8 installed on my Vista laptop. Something I did caused my exe files to be associated with Adobe. I unistalled Adobe Reader and fixed the problem, then reinstalled Adobe Reader 8. The problem has returned. How can I fix it? Until I figure out what to do, I can't read PDF files.
Still no joy.
I just cant get rid of this program.
When i download ny removal tool,i cant open it because reader trys to open it.
I gave specic directions to try to manually change the file association
in my previous post. Give it a try. If not you may have to re-install
Yes thanks Mike,
I followed your instructions but i still have the problem.
Then it sounds like you need to re-install your OS.
Is this something that started recently? If so, do a System Restore to a date before it started. That might save you from having to reinstall Windows.