I use TeXnicCenter Alpha, DDE control TeXnicCenter, MikteX 2.7, Adobe Reader 10, and Windows 7. Whenever I build, the log file reads "undefined !control sequence" and whenever I output the file, the Adobe Reader will pop up, but the document is not shown, and when I close the Adobe Reader, then TeXnicCenter will not respond. How can I fix this?

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    Do you mean you are using the alpha version of TeXnicCenter 2? I have two recommendations: TXC works nicely with SumatraPDF, so you might cosnider installing it for previewing your pdfs. And MiKTeX 2.7 is heavily outdated, you should update to the newest MiKTeX version. – matth Mar 9 '12 at 12:39
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    It might be useful: tex.stackexchange.com/a/43872/9467 – kiss my armpit Mar 9 '12 at 14:50
  • And the current version of the Adobe Reader is X (10.1.2) (maybe you wanted to say this with 10, otherwise use the Reader's update function). – Stephen Mar 12 '12 at 17:56
  • @matth, Your advise works well.. thanks a lot for the links..I can now use the miktext.. btw,where can I find some packages like graphtex and the like? – Keneth Adrian Mar 13 '12 at 13:59
  • @KenethAdrian You can find the graphtex package on CTAN, the Comprehensive TeX Archive Network – matth Mar 13 '12 at 17:18

The DDE commands that control acrobat 10 changed compared to older versions. You can have a look here.

This document is written in German, but I think the figures are self explaining. From that document, Figure 25 shows the settingsenter image description here

Apparently it is also required to go in the acrobat settings and check a box "start savemode at start-up" (may be called slightly different) in the general settings tab.

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