The first step is to identify which version of Adobe Reader you have installed.
If you have Reader 6.0 or older you can go ahead and immediately remove it from your computer. The best way to do this is by going
to the Start Menu --> Settings --> Control Panel. Select Add or Remove Programs.
If you have Reader 7.0 or newer feel free to leave it on your computer. In this case, we will need to create a file association so that all
PDF files open in Adobe Acrobat by default. To do so:
 Double-Click My Computer.
 Click on the Tools Menu once and choose Folder Options from the drop-down menu.
 Click the tab labeled File Types once.
 Click once anywhere in the Registered file types box and hit P on your keyboard. Scroll down until you locate PDF and click on it
 In the Details for 'PDF' extension area, click on the Change... button.
 From within the Open With window, select Adobe Acrobat 8.0 from the list of Recommended Programs.
Make sure to check the box to “Always use the selected program to open this kind of file”.
 Click OK on the Open With window. Click OK on the Folder Options window.
If you still have problems opening the PDF files in the correct Adobe program (after completing the above steps) you can also right
click on the PDF file on your hard drive and from the drop down menu choose Open With --> Adobe Acrobat 8.0.
If you need additional assistance or have any further
questions, make sure to visit our Tutorials and
Toolbox Tips pages or giveus a call at 803-696-1041.
Frequently Asked Questions
-I have Adobe Acrobat installed on my computer but the A.D. Toolbox keeps
opening in Adobe Reader and therefore does not allow me to save my files.
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