The acropdf.dll error occurs when there is a problem with your Adobe Reader installation. This error commonly appears on Windows 7 64-bit computers, however, it can also appear on other Windows-based machines. There are several things that can cause this error, but most of the time it happens when your Adobe Reader isn’t installed correctly or the acropdf.dll file is corrupted. In this article we are going to help you fix acropdf.dll errors in a quick and easy way.
Fix Corrupted Adobe PDF Reader Installation
The first thing you should try when you get the acropdf.dll error is reinstalling Adobe Reader. It’s possible that the dll file got corrupted during the installation or update of the program, which means that you’ll need to remove the broken installation from your computer and reinstall Adobe PDF Reader. Here is how:
- Click on Start and go to the Control Panel
- Under Programs, click on on the Uninstall a Program link
- Find your Adobe Reader installation and highlight it
- Click on Uninstall button and wait for the program to be uninstaller
- Download Adobe Reader from http://get.adobe.com/reader/ and install it
Hopefully this will fix the acropdf.dll error.
Fix DllRegisterServer Failed, error code 0x80070005
If you are getting the DllRegisterServer Failed error with error code 0x80070005, then this means that the dll file couldn’t be registered properly. This means that you will have to re-register the file manually. To do that, you need to log in as administrator and do the following:
- Click on Start and type cmd in the Search box
- Right-click on the Command Line search result and select Run as Administrator
- Click Continue
- In the Command Line window use the regsvr32 command to register the dll again
Doing this should fix acropdf.dll error on your computer.