Error opening… Access Denied.


Kept getting this error with Adobe Reader X. I would launch a PDF and it says “There was an error opening this document. Access denied.”

There was an error opening this document

Follow the steps below to fix this.

Adobe Reader X Error Opening

Step 1

Launch Adobe Reader X, go to Edit and then to Preferences.

Adobe Reader X Preferences

Step 2

Click on General, and uncheck the box “Enable Protected Mode at startup”. You will then get a popup window in which you will need to click Yes.

Adobe Reader X Startup Mode

Step 3

Close Adobe Reader X, and now try opening up a PDF document. It should now open just fine without that error coming up.


You may also like:

Adobe Illustrator CS5 Round One Corner Round only one or two corners of a rectangle in Adobe Illustrator CS5 ** UPDATE ** This does work with CS6. See our post here: http://theitbros.com/a...
Adobe Photoshop CS6 “Could Not Build the Cro... While running Adobe Photoshop CS6 all of the sudden I got an error when trying to crop an image... "Could not build the Crop preview because of a prog...
Password Protect your PDF Document with Adobe Acro... We get this question a lot from users who already have Adobe Acrobat 9 Professional and are curious about how to password protect their PDF document. ...
Adobe Illustrator CS6 Round One Corner So there have been times when I need to round only one or two corners of a rectangle in Adobe Illustrator CS6. There is a little script that Hiroyuki ...
PDF Error “The Document Could Not Be Saved&#... There is a common error that one might receive when using Adobe Acrobat Pro or PDF Converter Professional. When either saving or adding password prote...
READ ALSO  Combine two .MKV files into one
  • Ananda

    Same problem

  • jogeshsahoo

    having the same problem after doing the same as above.

  • I am Having the same problem and i don’t have the enable prtected mode at start up….any other sugestions??