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Old 08-21-2013, 06:18 AM
 
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Hi, good morning: I have the Adobe Reader XI on a Win8 lap. For some reason, it's turning all my jpg files into pdf files! That's not the format I want them in, obviously. Why did it start doing this and more importantly, how can I make it stop???

TIA
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Old 08-21-2013, 03:18 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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That doesn't make any sense at all.
Adobe Reader CANNOT convert a PDF to JPG.

Can you explain exactly what's happening?
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Old 08-21-2013, 04:23 PM
 
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I'd guess you have accidentally associated .jpg's with acrobat as the default program to open them with, it wouldn't be changing them into .pdf files but it would appear the way since they open in Acrobat.

Right click any .jpg file and select properties, in the dialog box there should be some text there "Opens with". If it says Acrobat afterward then that's the problem.

Click the "change" button and select a different program like Windows Photo Viewer.
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Old 08-21-2013, 08:02 PM
 
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I'd guess you have accidentally associated .jpg's with acrobat as the default program to open them with, it wouldn't be changing them into .pdf files but it would appear the way since they open in Acrobat.

Right click any .jpg file and select properties, in the dialog box there should be some text there "Opens with". If it says Acrobat afterward then that's the problem.

Click the "change" button and select a different program like Windows Photo Viewer.
Yep, you fixed it. Thank you. Thank you, thank you, thank you. I don't know how I managed to do that; my eyesight is so poor!!!!!
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Old 08-21-2013, 08:05 PM
 
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For some reason, it's turning all my jpg files into pdf files!
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Adobe Reader CANNOT convert a PDF to JPG.
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Old 08-21-2013, 10:11 PM
 
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Peregrine is correct, in this case Acrobat was just being used for an image viewer. Ir wasn't converting them to .pdf files. Even if you saved as .pdf the .jpg would be embedded and you can still extract the original .jpg file.
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Old 08-22-2013, 04:29 PM
 
Location: The Berk in Denver, CO USA
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Acrobat can save PDFs and JPGs.
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Old 05-20-2014, 06:29 PM
 
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i am sort of having the same problem.
for whatever reason all my programs such as google chrome, steam ect. have turned into pdf files!
I have no idea what have done or how to reverse it.
please if you have any ideas shout them out or send them to me at [email]wastingtallent127@gmail.com[/email]
thank you
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Old 05-20-2014, 07:11 PM
 
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I'm assuming you mean the icons?

Try this:

How to resolve an issue where all Windows 7 desktop icons have become blank? (Easy Fix Articles)
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Old 05-21-2014, 07:26 AM
 
Location: WV and Eastport, ME
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i am sort of having the same problem.
for whatever reason all my programs such as google chrome, steam ect. have turned into pdf files!
I have no idea what have done or how to reverse it.
please if you have any ideas shout them out or send them to me at wastingtallent127@gmail.com
thank you
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