Adobe Reader and Acrobat – Content Preparation Progress: Please wait while the document is being prepared for…

We have a client that is being bugged by this prompt when opening certain PDF files.

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Content Preparation Progress

Please wait while the document is being prepared for …

Status: Processing page 23 of 27 …

Adobe has a KB article on this:

The solution is to do the following:

  1. Go to Edit
  2. Preferences
  3. Reading
  4. Under Screen Reader Options select Only read the currently visible pages

The dialogue has to do with accessibility.

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