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I have to 'assume' some things about your situation. First, you're in the
Windows PC world. Next, you can access your work computer from home.
With those assumptions, then, let's talk about what you 'assume' and what
Your account with Adobe is related to activity on its website. When you
download ADE to a computer, you do so from the Adobe website, and Adobe
keeps track of the software you have - not the documents you have. That's
ADE's job on your computer. Documents are not stored under your Adobe
account on their website.
While ADE can support multiple computers and multiple ereaders, it's not set
up to do so across the Internet. You have ADE installed in different
physical locations. They are treated as stand-alone installations, and are
not linked together over the Internet. If you are trying to use ADE
installed on computer 1 in your home to access documents in the library of
ADE on computer 2 in your office, you will fail, because all of the linkages
in ADE refer to that particular installation. There is a way around this,
however, but it requires you to have the documents in both places, which may
be awkward if you're reading one of them at the office, and go home,
expecting to continue to read it where you left off. Can't happen that way.
If the documents are reference-type material, and you need to have them in
both places (or the equivalent situation), then copy the files onto a thumb
drive or CD using MS utility software. Take that drive/CD home with you and
then transfer the documents to your home computer's ADE 'Digital Editions'
folder. Then, open ADE to the Library view. Click on the arrow next to the
word 'Library' and you'll get a drop-down box that has 'Add Item To
Library'. Click on it, and you'll get a MS window that lets you find your
documents (one at a time!) in the Digital Editions folder. Highlight the
name, then click on OK, and ADE will add the item to your library. All of
this is pretty much the way we used to take home electronic documents and
manage them on two computers.
If you're wondering why, remember that ADE is an implementation of the
agreements made by publishers under the Digital Millenium Copyright Act of
2000. Other software like Bluefire and Overdrive do things a bit
differently, but I don't know if they could do what I think you want to
Hope this helps!
I think I understand. Thank you.