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  • What to do when Windows can’t run EXEs

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    This topic contains 3 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by  rc primak 1 month, 2 weeks ago.

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      Tracey Capen
      AskWoody MVP

      LANGALIST By Fred Langa Executable program files are the beating heart of Windows and most applications. So when Windows 7, 8.1, or 10 can no longer p
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      rc primak
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      With the Chrome Browser able to download web pages as PDF files, I don’t know why anyone would use the Windows Save As PDF option, unless you’re running Edge or Internet Explorer.  Save As PDF from Chrome, followed by opening the file in Chrome, yields perfect results in my Windows 10 1809 user account. The saved file is a normal PDF file.

      -- rc primak

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      bbearren
      AskWoody MVP

      With the Chrome Browser able to download web pages as PDF files, I don’t know why anyone would use the Windows Save As PDF option, unless you’re running Edge or Internet Explorer. Save As PDF from Chrome, followed by opening the file in Chrome, yields perfect results in my Windows 10 1809 user account. The saved file is a normal PDF file.

      I don’t use Chrome, and Firefox will do that, too.

      Create a fresh drive image before making system changes, in case you need to start over!
      "The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Savvy?"—Jack Sparrow
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        rc primak
        AskWoody_MVP

        That used to require an extension in Firefox. Thanks for the update.

        -- rc primak

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