This problem is an adobe issue. Apparently there was a bug in the last group of updates. Follow this link to solve the issue.
This bug affects all versions of Illustrator and if you are running any CS suite you will need to re-submit your password on indesign as well after completing their "fix"
I've seen a few posts where people cannot find where to place the replacement files. use your spotlight to find and replace. much simpler. Hope this helps
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