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pdf is used by Mac OS X and cannot be opened.

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Aug 19, 2013 7:32 AM

Sometimes I download pdfs (lets say a journal article from Pubmed) and save on desktop. When I am finished with the document, I often save it or move it to a Amazon cloud drive. Sometimes when I want to open the file from the cloud drive, I click on the pdf and get this error message  "...pdf is used by Mac OS X and cannot be opened." What is happening to the file. I cannot move, rename or do anything to the file. File Info says "You have no access". Open with says correctly Adobe Acrobat 7 Professional. If I go to change it to Adobe Reader 9.X it tells me that I don't have privilges.


I am admin. The only user. PowerMac Dual 2.5 Ghz G5/ Mac OS X 10.4.11

PowerMac, Mac OS X (10.4.11)


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