Help! Adobe Acrobat Reader
the embroidery design
This error message makes
perfect sense! Adobe Acrobat Reader is not an embroidery program,
therefore it cannot open embroidery designs.
The error message occurs when your computer thinks that it should open
designs with Adobe Acrobat reader.
To resolve the problem,
you simply need to retrain your computer, and it's very easy to do.
computer runs different software. When you double click on a file, your
computer recognizes that as a command to open the file. Your computer
checks the 'extension' (.hus, .dst, .zip, etc.) and then looks for a
program to use to open the design.
Somehow your computer
learned that it should use Adobe to open embroidery designs, so it
launches that program. But Adobe can't open the design, can't interpret
the data, so gives that error message.
To avoid the
error message, use an embroidery software program to open the design, as
1. First, instead of
double-clicking on a design to open it, open it with your embroidery
software. The example below uses Embird but you can apply the same
principles using your software.
Open your embroidery software. You
might have software like Buzz Tools, Embird, PE-Design, Customizer,
Editor, Palette, PSW, etc.
In your embroidery
software, choose 'file' and 'open.' Direct the software to open the
2. You can also
retrain your computer to always use the embroidery software program to
To do this, right click
on a design. Choose 'open with' and then 'choose program.' (These menu
options may change depending on which version of Windows you are using.)
and then check the box
that says 'always use the selected program to open this type of file.'
Remember: If you want to
open embroidery designs on your computer, you need an embroidery
software program installed on your computer. Only open embroidery
designs with an embroidery software program.