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You’d like to install your 30-day trial of Bluebeam Revu, but Windows 8 is asking how to Open the Bluebeam Revu Install File


This occurs when your Windows 8 or 8.1 Operating System or Internet Explorer is hiding file extensions.  By default, Windows 8.1’s file manager, the File Explorer application (formerly known as Windows Explorer) does not show the file extension for most file types, including your downloaded trial of Bluebeam Revu. You can sometimes avoid this issue by using Google Chrome as your browser to download the installation file.

When you download a file from an external source, such as a file named 123.doc, we already know that it’s a Microsoft Word file.  However when the download finishes, it shows on our PC as 123 (it is missing the .doc extension).  You haven’t done anything wrong.

We’ll show you how to get the file extensions to show up again.  Read this short instructional on how to Show File Extensions.

This is the Bluebeam Revu Extreme executable Icon. If your install looks different, you'll need to add .exe to the filename

This is the Bluebeam Revu Extreme executable Icon. If your install looks different, you’ll need to add .exe to the filename 

This is not the proper Bluebeam Revu Extreme executable Icon. If your install looks like this, you'll need to add .exe to the filename

This is not the proper Bluebeam Revu Extreme executable Icon. If your install looks like this, you’ll need to add .exe to the filename 

In the meantime, how can you get Bluebeam Revu Installed when Windows is asking how to Open the Bluebeam Revu Install File?  The 1 minute video below will answer that question.

 

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