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Many of our documents are in the PDF format (identified with the file extension of .pdf). To view these documents, you will need to install a PDF document viewer (Acrobat Reader) which is free of charge and can be obtained from the following location: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html

If you still have problems reading our PDF documents after installing Acrobat Reader, it may be due to the size of the document and/or the speed of your Internet connection.

If this is the case, one way to get around this is to download the document to your local system, then use Acrobat Reader to open it from there. To do this, right-click on the link to the document, then choose save and place it in a temporary directory on your local system. Load Acrobat Reader, then open the saved document.