Error in Opening PDF file in Adobe Reader

I have Adobe Reader 9. When i open a particular PDF document , it gives the error "Adobe reader could not open ABC.pdf  because it is nether a supported file type or because the file has been damaged ( for example it was send as an email attachment and wasnt correctly decoded). I have attached the screenshot.
This particular pdf file has come as an email attachment ( using outlook 2003) . I cannot directly open from the mail client neither can i open it after saving it locally on my machine.

I am able to open other PDF email attahments and other PDF documents .
Pls help.
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santoshks74Asked:
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kingshaCommented:
Hi santoshks74.

1) It would be really helpful if you attached the actual pdf file itself. Im assuming it is some confidential data and that is why you have not done so. But if possible, plz do so.

2) Possible causes of this are either the file is corrupt, your installation for acrobat is corrupt, or you have a bug in your computer.

3) A quick workaround for you would be to download and install Foxit reader. Foxit is a very small, compact, yet powerful pdf reader/tool. You can get it free here:
http://www.foxitsoftware.com/downloads/
Try to open your pdf file using Foxit. Im confident it will work without any flaws.

Hope that helps!
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santoshks74Author Commented:
This happends mostly when i get PDF attachments in mail. Other PDF documents open normally . I have recetly installed Adobe reader 9 . Is it that there is some issues with the mailing client and it corrupts my PDF files . Other people in my orgainsation who receive the same PDF email attachment are able to open it.

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santoshks74Author Commented:
Hi King Sha.
This happends mostly when i get PDF attachments in mail. Other PDF documents open normally . I have recetly installed Adobe reader 9 . Is it that there is some issues with the mailing client and it corrupts my PDF files . Other people in my orgainsation who receive the same PDF email attachment are able to open it.
 I used Foxit reader also , but that is also not able to open the file.

Need help
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If ohter people can open the same PDF on their computers and you cannot open the PDF on your computer with two different readers (Adobe and Foxit), then the next step is to scan your machine thoroughly for malware of all kinds. I think that may be what kingsha may mean "you have a bug in your computer".
... Thinkpads_User
 
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kingshaCommented:
Hi santoshks74.

It appears there is a fault with your machine then.

Try forwarding the email with the pdf attachment to an account outside of outlook. For example, hotmail or gmail. Download it from these email clients and check if it works. If it does, then your outlook is corrupted.

If it still does not work, then there appears to be a bug on your computer. Try what thinkpads_user said about the malware scan.
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