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Any Tool to Repair Damaged PDF Files?

-- Monday, November 13, 2017
Recently, some of you made a comment on our website and asked "Any tool to repair damaged PDF files?" The answer would be YES. In this article, you will see two available methods that are tested to be workable to repair damaged PDF files. If you are annoying by the data loss and looking for a good tool to recover the lost and damaged PDF files, please continue to read.

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  • Method 1: Repair Damaged PDF Files in Adobe Reader

    Most of us would choose the Adobe Reader to open the PDF files. In some cases, we fail to open and view the PDF documents with Adobe Reader and thus believe that the files get damaged. However, it turns out that the problem can be caused by problems in PDF reader. So you should never miss the step to troubleshoot the issue by repairing the Adobe Reader. Now, please check how to do.

    Step 1 Launch the Adobe Reader on your computer and go to "Help > Check for Updates".

    Step 2 If the issue still exists though you have your PDF reader updated, you can go to "Help > Repair Adobe Reader Installation" to repair it.

    Step 3 Try to delete the PDF reader and reinstall it.

    Method 2: Repair Damaged PDF Files with Data Recovery Program

    If you are not able to repair damage PDF files with method 1, you are recommended to try Data Recovery, a powerful recovery tool that will help to recover damaged document files including Dox, XLS, PPT and PDF. Please follow the below guide to repair and recover PDF files on your computer.

    Step 1 Install Data Recovery
    To begin with, please download and install Data Recovery program on your computer by clicking the download button below.

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    Step 2 Choose "Document"
    After you download and install Data Recovery program, please launch it on your computer. Then you need to choose "Document" and click on the "Next" button.

    Select Data Type to Recover

    Step 3 Scan Selected Location
    On the program, you can see there are different locations for your choice. Please select the location where your damaged files are stored. Click on the "Start" button and the program would automatically scan your selected location for the damaged files.

    Note: If you are not able to see any data you want with the quick scan mode, please switch to "Deep Scan" mode and try again.

    Select A Location to Scan

    Step 4 Preview and Recover Damaged PDF
    After the scanning, you are able to preview the files displayed on the interface. To repair damaged PDF files, please click on the "Recover" button and the job is done!

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    Ivy Bruce

    Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.