Adobe releases a 64-bit IFilter

Adobe has finally released a true 64 bit version of the pdf ifilter. Adobe has successfully tested the filter on the following platforms : Environment Operating System Application Desktop Windows XP x64 SP2 * Windows Desktop Search 3 and 4 * Windows Indexing Service Windows Vista x64 SP1 * Windows Search 4 Server Windows Server…

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64-bit support for Adobe PDF IFilter finally available.

Finally Adobe has come up with an interim solution to address the non-availability of a 64 bit ifilter. Now one can use the 32-bit Adobe IFilter on 64-bit platforms after installing a DCOM addin from Adobe. The installation instructions can be found on the Adobe Labs Wiki .  This is a great oppurtunity for folks who…

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Co-existence of 32 bit and 64 bit IFilter binaries in MS Search Products.

Over the last few months we’ve seen numerous questions from consultants and customers alike on:    1. Why are certain IFilter binaries not available in BOTH 32 bit and 64 bit incarnations? 95% of the questions in this category pointed to the unavailability of 64 bit Adobe IFilter.    2. What is Microsoft’s strategy for dealing when…

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