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Converting PDF to DOCX?

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What tool is required?

I have office and was able to convert a docx to PDF. Then my docx got lost (stupid folder redirection and synchronization overwrote my changes) so I tried converting my PDF back to DOCX but no luck. Keeps saying access denied.

Anyone do this and keep the same formating as the original DOCX?
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Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE) earned 500 total points
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Hello,

Word cannot read the PDF format natively. You will need to install a converter tool.

Microsoft has some hints here:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/convert-documents-between-pdf-and-word-HA001168333.aspx

Here's Adobe's perspective
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/tutorials/acr7at_savepdfas/

and a few links to other tools
http://download.cnet.com/Free-PDF-to-Word-Converter/3000-2079_4-10849566.html
http://www.pdftoword.com/
http://www.freewaregenius.com/2008/01/09/convert-pdf-to-word-with-free-pdf-to-word-doc-converter/

A web search for "PDF to Word" will yield many more tools, some free, some not.

cheers, teylyn
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Cool thanks
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