Solved

Save PDF attachment in Outlook

Posted on 2012-03-22
6
208 Views
Last Modified: 2013-02-28
When user tries to save a pdf attachment in Outlook 2003, the error message that the file is in use appears.
0
Comment
Question by:JPhillips01
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 47

Expert Comment

by:apache09
ID: 37754498
Try using save as, save it to the desktop
When saving change the name of the attachement
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:andrewmcc
ID: 37756543
By default Outlook (if opening a file) it defaults to a temporary file path within the user profile.
To test this, open the file directly, then goto file save as, and check the path before hitting save.  Save to your documents folder etc.
More likely than not, it will be the local temporary internet files folder....
I'd check that you don't an older version of Adobe Acrobat installed, as this sometimes can cause issues.
Check via task manager, for any acrd.exe active processes in the background, especially if you don't have Adobe Acrobat reader active and open.
Then file save as to the desired location if issues persist.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
JPhillips01 earned 0 total points
ID: 37756765
The fix for this problem was to turn off Enable Protected Mode at startup in the Adobe Reader.  This problem has been solved.
0
 
LVL 47

Expert Comment

by:apache09
ID: 37763316
Good deal, gald you got it sorted
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

What does UTC stand for?  “Coordinated Universal Time” – Think of this as the true time on Planet Earth that never changes with the exception of minor leap seconds here and there to account for the changes in the planet's rotation.   What does th…
Finding original email is quite difficult due to their duplicates. From this article, you will come to know why multiple duplicates of same emails appear and how to delete duplicate emails from Outlook securely and instantly while vital emails remai…
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…
CodeTwo Sync for iCloud (http://www.codetwo.com/sync-for-icloud?sts=6554) automatically synchronizes your Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 or 2007 folders with iCloud folders available via iCloud Control Panel. This lets you automatically sync them with…

756 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question