.ascm file that is really .pdf file

i downloaded pdf book from library

it was in for .ascm

how to open file to read pdf book

note: I am not in library personally so please do not tell me just to ask librarian.
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Steve BottomsSr Network AdminCommented:
Change the file extension from ascm to pdf.  Uou'll probably need to do this in a command prompt.
rgb192Author Commented:
Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
> .ascm file that is really .pdf file

First, you probably mean ACSM, not ASCM. Second, an ACSM file is not really a PDF file. Purchased EPUB books usually have DRM, and that's why you get an ACSM file. In order to open an ACSM, you must do it in Adobe Digital Editions (free!):

Even if you use a different eReader, you must install Adobe Digital Editions — then you can transfer it to a different eReader. For example, I use calibre (note this FAQ at the caliber site about ACSM files). Regards, Joe

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rgb192Author Commented:
thanks for information about protected file
Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
You're welcome. Happy to help. Enjoy your eBook. Regards, Joe
rgb192Author Commented:
Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
I'll take a look at the related question soon. Thanks for letting me know about it. Regards, Joe
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