Acrobat Pro CS3 - very slow all of a sudden

Posted on 2009-02-11
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
What used to be essentially instantaneous, is taking 45-60 seconds (and more) to open a PDF file
in the full version of Acrobat.
And similarly for PDFs from the web opened in a browser

i have a dual processor, so 100% of each processor is noted as 50% of the machine...
Acrobat.exe   40%
Acroinfo.exe 40%

any idea what caused this and what can be done?

XP Pro 32-bit processor   4G memory

Question by:willsherwood
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    Expert Comment

    Do you have any offline or disconnected printers? If so, remove any offline or old/duplicate references to networked printers....then try opening a pdf again.

    If that isn't the case, have you installed any new software recently?


    Author Comment

    Nothing has chgd w.r.t. printers (only one physical one installed).
    But yes i've installed several new apps.
    What might that affect?
    LVL 12

    Accepted Solution

    It depends on the apps. What have you installed?


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