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How to view a PDF file and an Excel file on the screen?

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    How to view a PDF file and an Excel file on the screen?

    How can I view a PDF file and an Excel file on the screen at the same same time? Every time I open a PDF file, everything shuts down, excel for the PDF. Whenever I click off the PFD, I see everything else, but the PDF is gone. I'm trying to get some info from the PDF to Excel, but it's really hard to do this in Widows 8. In Windows 7 and previous versions, I could see more than one thing on my screen at the same time. Now, the PDF simply takes over control of everything else, so you see the PDF and that's it and that's all.

    Thanks everyone.

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    Oh, never-mind. It was some weird Adobe thing that took over control of my computer. I uninstalled that other freaky thing, and now I have the real PDF reader back.
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How to view a PDF file and an Excel file on the screen?
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