When you place an image file, InDesign CS2 returns the errormessage, "Cannot place this file. No filter found for request operation."


You have transferred the images from a Mac to a PC via Outlook, and the files have become corrupt on the receiving end. It might work on a different machine.


Do one of the following solutions:

Solution 1: Use the latest InDesign update.

Download and install the latest InDesign CS2 update from the Adobe website.

Please refer to

Solution 2: Install all available Windows updates.

Make sure all Windows updates have been installed by either going to the Microsoft website ( or through the Windows Automatic Updates (Please refer to the operating system Help).

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