Adobe Acrobat 9.0

Posted on 2010-01-04
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I am mystified that I cannot change the PDF Output Folder in Acrobat 9.

Under "Printing Preferences" --> "Adobe PDF Settings" tab, for the setting, "Adobe PDF Output Folder", the default choices are...

1. Prompt for Adobe PDF Filename
2. Documents \*.pdf

When I click the "browse" button, I can navigate to and set another folder, but after I hit OK or APPLY, leave and come back, it is back to one of the default settings!

Of course this means it really does print to the default locations.

I have tried searching for a solution to this but there don't seems to be any other people that have this problem

Acrobat 9.0 (CS4) (with latest updates)
Windows 7 (with latest updates)
Question by:jlamberis
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    Accepted Solution


    I cannot replicate your issue, seems it is down to your machine as my OF stays the destination I set it to...

    Have you got sufficient permissions to all Adobe folders? Even if you are local admin, check that you have access to the following:

    Program Files\Adobe\
    Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\
    Program Files\Internet Explorer\PLUGINS\
    Documents and Settings\[User Name]\Application Data\Adobe\
    Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Adobe\


    Author Comment

    The folder "Documents and Settings\[User Name]\application data" has a padlock in the icon used for the folder in windows explorer. I can adjust who the owner is, but it says it will not populate the list of "groups or user names".

    This may be where the problem is.

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