Windows 7 machine and adobe acrobat 9 problem

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I have a windows 7 machine with adobe acrobat 9 pro and when you click on a pdf attachment in outlook 2007 and then click save as  it defaults to a folder that is buried under the user, app data,local.microsoft.windows.temp internet,content.outlook,nuih2vbw. How can this be changed to a home directory on the server I have googled this problem and can't find a solution
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The problem here is that, after you open the attachment, it's treating it like a "Temporary Internet File", and the path that you reference is the OUTLOOK temporary internet file location.  It keeps attachments in this location so that when you select "DRIVE CLEANUP", it knows that it can clear this location with impunity.

If you right-click and SAVE AS the attachment BEFORE opening in (as in from the message and NOT from Acrobat after you've already opened it) I think that the save location will be more in line with what you were expecting (like MY DOCUMENTS).

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I use foxit pdf veiwer as acrobat is way to top heavy for a simple pdf veiwer
http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/
its very small in comparison and as yet I have found no problems

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I understand about Right clicking and it does give you more options can you make it default to a certain location everytime instead of the desktop?
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I assisted another member here with a similar inquiry... see if this is an acceptable solution for you as well.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Document_Imaging/Adobe_Acrobat/Q_27055039.html
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N/M the above. Let me see about something else that might help...
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After testing different things, the only fix that I can find that will get you what you're looking for is to change the location of the temporary folder that you're seeing now. Doing so should allow you to save files where you need, but any other documents that you open (e.g. Word, Excel, etc.) will also be stored to the new location as well.

To change the location of the temp folder to a location of your choice, go to Start > Run > type in: regedit > OK. As always, exercise extreme caution when working with the registry. From the registry window, go to Edit > Find  > type in: OutlookSecureTempFolder > Find Next. Once you find the folder nuih2vbw (as you had noted it earlier) in the path of the profile you're looking for, you can then change the path of this location accordingly. You will need to restart Outlook for this change to take effect.

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