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cannot open - "RUNACRO.DLL

by gklein / June 6, 2004 2:54 AM PDT

Win2k; 512ram; Pent4; -
Attempting to install a downloaded zip copy of Stedman Medical Dictionary, I receive the following error =
"cannot open library file "RUNACRO.DLL"
Thinking it is an Adobe Acrobat file, I downloaded and installed Adobe Acrobat #6, but continue to get the above block. Cannot find this DLL file anywhere.
Is this a copywrite protected file ?
Gene, FL

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 6, 2004 5:48 AM PDT

Just FYI, the Stedman's I know are copyrighted works that may employ that Acrobat encryption method. I have a few books like this, but not that DLL. Where can I look at this .ZIP file?


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don't know how to insert a ZIP into this reply (if it is possible)
by gklein / June 6, 2004 7:31 AM PDT

you must be right- that it is copywrite protected (but searching properties did not indicate so).
Downloaded it from Kaza.
Thanks anyway.

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Sorry, but you are on your own.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 6, 2004 7:38 AM PDT

I must decline from supporting you in this endeavor, sorry.


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My mistake. Please accept my apology for posting the question.
by gklein / June 6, 2004 7:52 AM PDT


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to make it work
by drmohanms / April 7, 2009 11:48 PM PDT

my pc,s running on vista & i could use stedman's after changing its compatibility to run XP SP2.. it ll work.. try tat..

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