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Resources / ProQuest EBook Central: Tips & troubleshooting

Tips & troubleshooting

Tip 1: Can’t locate the downloaded ebook? Go to Downloads in Window Explorer. Browse by Type > Adobe Content Server Message. Double-click the ACSM file, to start downloading the ebook.

Tip 2: Can’t locate ADE in your PC? Search it here:


First time accessing ADE

The first time you open a downloaded e-book (which has an .acsm extension) with ADE, you will be asked to "Authorize Your Computer".

  • Check the box at the bottom left corner of the screen: "I want to Authorize my computer without an ID“, and click Next.
  • Do not modify any default fields eg. eBook Vendor.