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How do I download PDF documents to my PC?

First of all ensure that you have Acrobat Reader, preferably the latest version, installed on your computer. Many documents are presented in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format to preserve the original layout. To open PDF documents, you need Acrobat Reader installed on your computer.
 
Now follow the instructions to download documents:
  1. Right-click on the link to the document.
  2. Select “Save Target As” or “Save Link As.”
  3. Save the document to your hard drive.
  4. Open Adobe Reader.
  5. When Adobe Reader is open, go to File, then to Open, then to where you saved the document.

If you have followed the instructions but still experience problems opening the file, try these troubleshooting tips from Adobe.