Before we continue, I want to know for sure if you have come to the right blog post.
Have you installed Adobe Acrobat PRO and now miss the context menu (right-click) on files?
If this is correct you can continue with the following steps.
First open the installation location of Adobe Acrobat PRO.
This differs per version x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit).
If you have chosen the default installation it can be in 2 different places.
“C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 10.0\Acrobat Elements\ContextMenu.dll”
“C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 10.0\Acrobat Elements\ContextMenu64.dll”
How do you know which? Usually it is 64-bit and since Windows 10 you no longer have 32-bit versions.
You could also look at the computer version.
Right click on This PC.
And click Properties.
In the System tab you will see system type.
So just copy the 64-bit link and if it doesn’t work, then try the 32-bit.
Open Windows Explorer.
And paste the URL in Windows Explorer as the screenshot.
Now that we know that the link works, we move to step 2.
With step 2 we take the link and copy and paste it into Command Prompt.
Go to Start and search for cmd.
Open cmd as administrator.
Open a Notpad and paste the link there.
Add regsvr32 before the link (as in the screenshot below).
So again, for 64-bit the link is (regsvr32 included):
regsvr32 “C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 10.0\Acrobat Elements\ContextMenu64.dll”
And for 32-bit this is (regsvr32 included):
regsvr32 “C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 10.0\Acrobat Elements\ContextMenu.dll”
Paste the correct link in Command prompt and press enter.
The Adobe Acrobat PRO context menu will now appear again on files.