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Q: Solved: I'm using Adobe Reader 9.2 why is the updater offering Adobe Reader 8.1.4

I updated to Adobe Reader 9.2 from Adobe's website this morning and when I got home, it said Adobe updater needs attention. It was offering to install 8.1.4. Maybe because I haven't restarted yet. I thought that was weird. Several problems trying to open a pdf file after updating. Said tab has been restored and kicked me out of reader a few times. Finally it let me into the PDF and said it was parsing the data or configuring the file for reading or somesuch. I hope it stops behaving badly after a restart. paj692

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A: Solved: I'm using Adobe Reader 9.2 why is the updater offering Adobe Reader 8.1.4

Adobe has released some information about some big security holes in Adobe software: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/

You can turn off the updater as follows:
1. Load ADobe Reader
2. Go to Edit, Preferences
3. Select Updater at the bottom
4. Select 'Do not down or install updates automatically'
5. Click OK

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When I am surfing the net and open a pdf, Adobe Reader begins the updating process which goes on and on and on - it never finishes! Any idea why this might be? At the moment I just eventually cancel the update so as to get rid of this winking updater icon on the task bar. (We're taking hours and hours!) I've trawled through the Adobe forums to no avail, but someone on BC will be able to help, I'm sure.
I'm running Vista Business. Thanks !

A:Adobe Reader 8.0 Updater

Don't know if I'm that someone, lulabelle,

but I will ask -

did you go to the Adobe site and download the current version, uninstall the one you have, and re-install the new one?

This might resolve the issue.
It's possible that your firewall is preventing the update. You might want to check it first, before you do the download/reinstall thing.

Let us know, OK?

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sometimes my machine slows right down and when I look on Task Manager under `processes`, it says that the Adobe Reader is working and using almost all of my CPU in the process.

Even if I try to click on it and try and `end the process`, it won't close and just keeps running.

Three questions!

Firstly, what is happening and can it be stopped?

Secondly, I hate Adodbe and only have it to use PDF Files with. Is there another programme that will do the same thing, just read and produce PDF Files? I thought I saw something somewhere that was a programme that did all of this without any of the hassle.

Lastly, is there a programme that will convert PDF format bck to a word document?

Regards, Tolshar.
 

A:Adobe Reader Updater

Hi tolshar,
Are you actually using Adobe Reader when you get the slowdown? Sounds to me like maybe it's in your StartUp programs and is always running. If it is there, you can safely delete it from StartUp and have it open only when you need it.

As for alternatives, take a look at Foxit or CutePDF and see if they do what you need.

Hope that helps.
 

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Adobe Reader updater is getting on my nerves. I can't understand why there are so many updates.
What is really annoying is that everytime it updates it has to restart your computer. It takes an age to download and install as it is.

I just don't see the point of all these updates sometime 2 or 3 a week. I have now disabled it and also blocked it on my firewall.
Does anyone know if this is a dangerous thing to do? After all it is only a PDF reader.

Anyone else fed up with Adobe Reader Updater?
 

A:Adobe Reader updater

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Hello, Eight Forums.

Okay, this is what happened.

Yesterday, my Adobe Reader updated to Version 11.0.11 from version 11.0.10, which surprised me cause I didn't know there was a newer version out. When they changed to Version 11.0.10, they removed the Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager/Adobe Reader Updater from the Start-Up entries and had put in a Scheduled Task to run the updater whenever the computer was idle. I found out this was to improve performance.

Alright then.

However when they updated to 11.0.11, they re-added the Start-Up entry. Which leads to the same executable as the scheduled task with no difference in target or whatever. Which is confusing. Especially since its set as a HKLM:Run entry.

So I've got Adobe Acrobat Updater as a service set to Automatic.
I've got a Scheduled Task set to run the updater whenever the computer is idle to check for updates.
Now I've got a Start-Up entry again which affects my boot time.

...

Can I use CCleaner to delete the Start-Up entry and just have the Scheduled Task again because it seems kinda pointless to have two different things check for updates.

Would this have any ill effects?
And yes, my Adobe Reader is set to Automatic Updates.

A:Inquiry about Adobe Reader XI updater?

just disable the startup entry in task manager..

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 220 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2815 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 940886 MB, Free - 891582 MB; D: Total - 12879 MB, Free - 1571 MB;
Motherboard: PEGATRON CORPORATION, 2A99
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

My desktop computer is running quite slow, so I am checking all of the software that I have installed to see if something might be causing the problem. Do I need the above items please? I have Foxit Reader and I am running a free Office Suite called Open Office.

Thank you for reading this.

Kind regards

Nanof2
 

A:Solved: Do I need Adobe Air, Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Reader, please?

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Hi,

I have Windows Vista 32 bit and from the beginning I have problems opening pdf's from internetsites: my computer suggests that I install the recent version of Adobe what I did (succesfully as adobe says). I tried some of the suggestions I found on the internet: uninstall - install, execute as administrator, change the compatibility to Windows server pack 2, upgrated the internet explorer, but still it doesn't work. Any suggestions?

Thanks a lot, Swaantje

A:[SOLVED] problem with adobe reader and adobe flash player

Here is a link to a cool Adobe Reader alternative http://www.foxitsoftware.com/downloads/index.php the program is not even close to half the size of Adobe's Reader.

What type of problem are you having with flash player?

Can you watch a youtube video?

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I noticed that i have these 2 programs (abbyy reader and Adobe reader 8). Do i need both of them for it run properly? I would like to only keep Adobe Reader 8 as i have files saved with this program. Please let me know if i can get rid of the Abbyy.
Thanks
 

A:Solved: Adobe Reader 8/Abbyy Reader?

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Anyone using this foxit?????? Is it worthwhile?????????? Thanks
 

A:Solved: Foxit Reader vs Adobe Reader

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Hi there
I've just installed Foxit PDF reader -- It works fine -- now am uninstalling Adobe pdf reader.
Don't know whats up with adobe these days --if I could find a decent alternative to Photoshop I would --Note the GIMP is fine but I NEED photoshop unfortunately --it's still the best out there in spite of Adobe's messing up the latest releases of its software.

Cheers
jimbo

A:Foxit Reader works fine -- uninstalling Adobe pdf reader

I've used Foxit reader, but it wasn't totally compatible with Adobe Acrobat created PDF files, but in most cases it sufficed quite well. As for Photoshop replacements, there are a few others available and PaintShop Pro is not a bad alternative, though when Corel bought it out initially, it completely stuffed things up. I understand that it's fixed a lot of update issues etc in that time and it's leagues cheaper than Photoshop.

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Do you guys remember when Adobe Reader was just this nice simple little PDF file reader. I had such a problem with Adobe Reader 9 and the site that I manage with all of Adobe Reader 9's add-on crap, that my once fine Adobe Reader 8 that came in at 60 MB's, with version 9 came in at over 200! I kid you not!

I'm sick of software companies piling on all this extra crap that has nothing to do with the performance or enhancement of the product. A PDF reader should be to read files....That's it. I don't need some graphic enhancing garbage, window washing, calender, singing man, Find Blimpy The Clown game, install the optional toolbar crap.

Luckily I was able to uninstall version 9 and go back to version 8 with the 8.1.3 within the program. Than I read at Adobe's site that there were some critical security patches for Reader 9. Well Adobe, if you would focus on the product necessities rather than the unrelated garbage, performance might be enhanced instead of hindered.

I can't wait to see what Blimpy The Clown does in Version 10! UGGHHH!

Jack
 

A:Remember When Adobe Reader Was Just A Basic PDF Reader? (I HATE VERSION 9)

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A critical vulnerability exists in Flash Player 10.2.153.1 and earlier versions (Adobe Flash Player 10.2.154.25 and earlier for Chrome users) for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, Adobe Flash Player 10.2.156.12 and earlier versions for Android, and the Authplay.dll component that ships with Adobe Reader and Acrobat X (10.0.2) and earlier 10.x and 9.x versions for Windows and Macintosh operating systemsContinue reading Security bulletin

A:Security Advisory for Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader and Acrobat

This further enhances the point that these software mfg's need to start putting security first when they build their code.

It's completely ridiculous and irresponsible nearly 15 years later after they were all warned about it!

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I'm considering changing from Adobe Reader to Foxit Reader because of all the problems Adobe seems to be having.

Any thoughts on this?

Thanks

A:Change from Adobe Reader to Foxit Reader

Most people that know there is an alternative and are not required to have adobe switch. Another alternative I use which I like even better than FoxIt and also free is PDF-XCHANGE VIEWER.

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What are your reviews on Foxit Reader?Small Question: Can Foxit Reader view PDF files inside IE just like Adobe Reader?Edit:I was reading one of the reviews in Download.com and the user says:"Danger: Create a restore point if you have to install!"by (Name Removed) on November 26, 2008 Pros: Unknown. In order to do anything that Adobe reader doesn't already do - better, you must install other spyware-laden crap.Cons: Created a toolbar that would not uninstall, even after uninstalling program. Created unasked for shortcuts and entries in favorites.Does it really do this?

A:Should I replace Adobe Reader with Foxit Reader?

I have used foxit reader for awhile now and have not had a problem, I love it.. Yes it does open PDF file in IE as well as in Firefox

And the only reason that guy said about the toolbar is because he installed it!! It does not come prepackaged with it!

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There was an icon in the taskbar for me to update adobe reader.

I did so but it did not look like the regular adobe update I've seen in the past.
What triggered my suspicions was that the update was called "adobe reader updater"
I never seen Adobe use the word updater before. Its usual screen is normally red but this looked highly generic.

So far I have had no problems with my computer but I don't know, I'm not an expert.

Did I install a something bad?
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 didn't find anything.

Help please
 

A:"adobe reader updater"

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I use both Adobe Reader 8 and Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0. Whenever I open a pdf document, it always defaults to the Adobe Photoshop Elements. Is there a way to change the default so it opens with Adobe Reader? Thanks.

A:Adobe Photoshop Elements And Adobe Reader

Navigate to where you store your pdf files.
Right click on one of these files and a dialogue will open inviting you to nominate which prog you wish to open that file.
In that dialogue, scroll down to "choose a program", when that opens,?scroll?to?Adobe?Reader,?click?on?that?and?then?click?on?"always?use?this?program?to?open?this?type?pf?file"
Click?ok?out?of?that,?problem?should?be?solved.?

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SITUATION
I created a pdf. file from a document that had 'fill-in forms'. I used Adobe Acrobat Professional 6.0. to create the PDF file.

I then I burned the pdf. file on to a CD.

When I used my Adobe Reader 9.0 to open the PDF file, I could fill-in the forms, but not save them. I received a message that said I could not save the information, only print it unless I enabled the ‘local save capability’ in the original pdf. file.

I will be selling the CDs and need the buyer to be able to fill-in the forms, and then save the document on the CD or the buyer’s computer.

QUESTIONS
1. How do I enable the ‘local save capability’ on Adobe Acrobat Professional 6.0, saving the document with the information typed into the fill-in forms?

2. How can I write protect the pdf. file so no one can edit it (except for the fill-in fields) nor duplicate the disk?

3. Has anyone bought a software product from www.SoftCaptain.com and if yes, what was your experience with the software product company?

 

A:Adobe Acrobat Professional & Adobe Reader

I can't answer all of your questions, but data on a CD is read only, you won't be able to save the edited file on that CD.
It can only be saved on the hard drive & then burned to CD again, if necessary.
 

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Win 7 64 on acer netbook

Reader X field to open an attachment because of an "internal error".

I downloaded Reader XI, through Chrome, and got the same result.

I told Control panel to repair it, it proceeded as if it did, with the same result.

I removed Reader XI, and reinstalled via Firefox, with the same result .

Reader cannot be opened by itself as it always comes up with the "internal error."

There is nothing wrong with the attachment as I sent it to a different ACER machine running Win7 64, and Reader X and it opens properly .

Is there some trick to this?

A:[SOLVED] Adobe Reader

Hi there are some suggestions here Adobe Community: Windows 7- Adobe Reader X 10.1.4- "An Internal Error Occurred"-"Fatal Error, Adobe Failed to connect

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Problem with Adobe Reader.

Hi. trying to install Adobe Reader (any recent version) for online upskilling purposes for work as I need to keep up with everything and to be able to print the information. I have a Dell Inspiron tower. I have downloaded Adobe several times from adobe.com and another source but it simply WILL NOT install, just starts to retrieve, gets to 50% and stops. I have removed the anti virus and firewall but no go. This is driving me crazy as I really need it. any ideas please?

Thanks in advance,
CeeBee52
 

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Anyone know where I can get Adobe Reader 7 for Windows 2000 SP4 R1 ADMINISTRATIVE INSTALL, not the wizard thing. I need to store it on a network share to install it on several PCS.

Thanks,
J.S.
 

A:Solved: Adobe Reader

See if this is what you need.Adobe Reader Distribution Agreement
 

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I get the message that I need to install Adobe Reader version 9... but then it says the older version cannot be removed. I got error message 1714 and when I checked, found that I should file a bugreport. Now I'm told to download and install Windows Install Clean Up utility. But - this has some warnings that it could cause effects on the system and I might have to reinstall other programs that use MSI....
I can follow the instructions to download and install... but would appreciate your help knowing if it is safe. And - what would I need to reinstall?
Really appreciate your help. Thanks. have a happy day!
 

A:Solved: Adobe Reader 9

Windows installer cleanup utility is actually very safe. I have used it on a number of occasions.

Be sure to only highlight the program you wish to uninstall and select 'Remove'.
 

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I am getting an error message when trying to print from Adobe reader 8.

A:[SOLVED] Adobe Pdf Reader help

And yes my printer is available lol I have foxit reader and it lets me print pdf's just fine.

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I've had a lot of problems since I ran an registry cleaner about 10 days ago. Now it seems that it wiped out my Adobe Reader. I DLed Adobe Reader 9 and 3/4 of the way through the install a window pops up "error 1303" and tells me that "installer does not have privileges to access this directory" and cannot continue. Log on as an administrator or contact system administrator. My ? is, can I log on as an administrator? If not, is there another way that I can install this? Barb
 

A:Solved: Adobe reader 9

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I have been trying to download adobe 11 for quite some time now, all the page does when I click on the adobe 11 download button is send me to adobe 10.1.7. Thats the one I have before. I removed it first with add/remove and it still downloaded the adobe 10. Then I downloaded Revo uninstaller and used that to uninstall it. Did the medium removal, maybe I should of used the last removal scan. Anyway, it did the same thing. I got adobe 10 on my computer. Should I use the last scan removal on Revo or just give it up and live with 10? MY other computer has adobe 11 on it and I liked it better.
 

A:Solved: Adobe reader XI

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what Is Adobe Reader? And A Pfd . Thank You
 

A:Solved: Adobe Reader

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Hi whenever i try to open my adobe reader it errors up and I can't use it. Stupid Illegal Operation crap. Right now I am running Windows 98 SE. I have some pop ups and have had the cws.hidden.dll trojan not sure if I got rid of it or not. Any help is appreciated. The error is

ACRORD32 caused an invalid page fault in
module ACRORD32.EXE at 0187:004264e5.
Registers:
EAX=004262ab CS=0187 EIP=004264e5 EFLGS=00010206
EBX=00844904 SS=018f ESP=00f3fd08 EBP=00f3fd88
ECX=00000000 DS=018f ESI=008ee22c FS=2937
EDX=004264b7 ES=018f EDI=00f3fd30 GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
89 03 8b 44 24 18 8d 1d f4 48 84 00 89 03 8b 44
Stack dump:
0095a510 0095a510 ffffffff 0000001c 41635072 004262ab 0042631d 0042638c 0042645e 004263f3 0041d9e3 0095a510 0095a510 ffffffff 00e1027c 0095d0a0
 

A:Solved: Adobe Reader 6.0 Help

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Is the a way to fill out forms in the reader so as not to have to print and then fill out .
 

A:Solved: Adobe Reader

http://www.colorpilot.com/pdffiller.html
http://www.getpdf.com/fillpdf.html
http://www.snapfiles.com/features/pdfill-701-466000.php
 

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For some strange reason I can now longer print out pdf files that I have. I go to print then I get sent to a window to save the file back into the original folder. Then it appears to want to print but nothing happens. Does anyone have a clue how to correct this.

Thanks, mthumjdo
 

A:Solved: Adobe Reader

When you click print,you should get a print setup window.
Down toward the bottom left,make sure print to file is not selected..
Might also check that your printer is still set as default in windows.
 

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I have been having problems with adobe reader .Whenever I click on an adobe document I get messages that there was an error while loading something or other then I click OK then another error loading message click OK and then everything would come up fine. It was a bit annoying si I went to control panel add/remove to try and repair it. The result is far more of these messages. and finally the following:
ACRORD32 caused an invalid page fault in
module ACRORD32.EXE at 0187:0045596a.
Registers:
EAX=023e0078 CS=0187 EIP=0045596a EFLGS=00250202
EBX=007cb9a2 SS=018f ESP=00f3f63c EBP=00f3f658
ECX=00000070 DS=018f ESI=025016cc FS=64c7
EDX=007cb9a2 ES=018f EDI=00000002 GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
89 5a 04 8b 55 0c 89 4d fc 8b 5a 04 8b 52 08 89
Stack dump:
024fa180 025016d0 00000000 023e05c4 00000040 00000030 00000030 00f3f670 0044f88e 024e000c 025016fc 024fa180 025016d0 00f3f6e8 0072ed2f 025016d0

I have bmp snapshots of the messages Is there anyway of putting them on this post
 

A:Solved: Adobe reader

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Win 7 Professional x64
EMET 5.2 & Adobe Acrobat Reader 11 were working together. Not sure what my EMET 5.2 mitigation settings were for Reader.
Upgraded to EMET 5.5 and now I get a message when launching Adobe Reader saying:
"Adobe Acrobat Reader DC cannot be opened in Protected Mode due to an incompatibility with your system configuration. Would you like to open Adobe Acrobat Reader DC with Protected Mode disabled?"
If I select open with Protected Mode disabled, Adobe still crashes for certain operations. My default EMET settings for AcroRd32.exe are everything checked except ASR.
If I disable all mitigations in EMET 5.5, Adobe Reader works normally.
If I return mitigations to default and then additionally disable EAF+, the problem persists, although I found a post saying that fixed the issue in earlier versions of EMET.
Question: Is there a custom set of mitigations that enable Reader to work, or should I disable Reader mitigations in EMET, or should I disable Protected Mode in Reader, or should I use a different PDF viewer like SumatraPDF?
Thanks

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I was working on my home computer yesterday and got a notice saying that Adobe Reader wanted to update. I allowed it to update and for the first time I realized that I have PDF Reader on my computer as well. Can someone tell me if there is any difference between the two? Should I go ahead and uninstall one of them? Both are the free version but they do take up space. Thanks.
 

A:What's the difference between PDF Reader and Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader (current version is 11.0.13) is the most popular and most used PDF reader out there, but there are several others.
It's one of the "must have" programs that I install in every computer that I own or service.
Most of the on-line guides, manuals, etc. are in PDF format, so you need a PDF reader such as Adobe Reader to be able to open and view them.

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I use IE6 and Firefox 3. Do I have to? What are the up's and down's?

A:Do I have to upgrade from Adobe Reader 7 to Reader 9?

Er...anyone?

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Hi Guys,
I was thinking if anyone can help me with this.
I would like to know if there is any setting under Group Policy preferences to set Adobe reader as the default pdf reader.
Server :  Windows server 2012 Standard 
Client : Windows 8 
Windows 8 comes with a WIndows PDF reader and we do not want this to be the default program.
Any suggestions to set Adobe reader to default ? or either disabling windows reader ? Many Thanks !!

Cheers,
Pavan

A:GPO to set adobe reader as default PDF reader

Thanks a lot for your post,
Just discovered another way of fixing this issue.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/mrmlcgn/archive/2013/02/26/windows-8-associate-a-file-type-or-protocol-with-a-specific-app-using-a-gpo-e-g-default-mail-client-for-mailto-protocol.aspx

Cheers ,

Pavan

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I have recently installed firefox 3...a few days ago actually. Anyway, I was on my kids school webpage trying to open a pdf file for the calender. I click on the"view or download monthly newsletter", the adobe box opens and there it sits. It will eventually stop loading (the little grey circle stops spinning). I click to just close the tab at the top of the page on the firefox toobar (to try again) the pdf box goes away and I'm left with a white page thats frozen, the only thing is the blue bar at the top of the page with the firefox logo, school name. The only way to get rid of this is alt/control/delete. OR if I move the grey adobe box around, say from the left side of the page to the right I will now have 2 frozen grey boxes. I can actually move it to 5 different places on the page and as many times as I move it I will have new boxes. aaaaahhhhhh. I need that blasted calender by tonite.

Geez, I just finished a weeks worth of fixing this thing with cybertech..now something else. CRAP!!!
 

A:Solved: adobe reader 7 and firefox 3

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Hello everyone,

I have a user who is starting to get 3D PDF's emailed to him. When he attempts to open them Adobe Reader will crash. He is able to open all of the standard PDF's.

He is using Adobe Reader 9.1. We recently installed a new graphics card for him to support the 3D models.
 

A:Solved: 3D PDF's cause Adobe Reader to crash

This was caused by the computer trying to use the wrong version of direct x to render the 3d drawing.
 

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Hello,

I am getting the following error message when attemting to install Adobe Reader 9.0:

The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable.

Click OK to try again, or enter an alternative path to a folder containing the instillation package 'AdbeRdr811_en_US.msi' in the box below.

Drop down box has the following paths listed:

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Adobe\Updater5\Install\reader8rdr-en_US\

C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Setup Files\{AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A81100000003}\

and

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When I try to uninstall Adobe 8.1.1 I get the followin error message:

The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable.

Click OK to try again, or enter an alternative path to a folder containing the instillation package 'AdbeRdr811_en_US.msi' in the box below.

Drop down box has the following paths listed:

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Adobe\Updater5\Install\reader8rdr-en_US\

C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Setup Files\{AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A81100000003}\

and

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Any help or information would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!
Kristy
 

A:Solved: Cannot Install Adobe Reader 9.0

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...instead of the stupid browser utility that installs it wherever it feels like without giving me any options? It's on my Windows partition, and I want it off. Is there no way to download a normal installer anymore? I want it on my D:\ drive with the rest of my software made by developers who realize people MIGHT want to choose where to install their programs... of course, that seems to be becoming rarer every day. I guess CHOICES are too confusing for people... they might have to use their BRAINS, wherever those are
 

A:Solved: So, how do I download Adobe Reader...

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Right now in my add/remove programs I have the adobe reader and five different updates all separate from each other. It is time to update again and I was wondering if I can delete all of these and start with the new one like we do with Java. Or do I need to keep all these as well as update? Thanks for the help.
 

A:Solved: Adobe Reader updating

If you are going from one version to another, such as 7 to 8, then you should remove all the previous versions and install only the latest.
 

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Greetings: This is my first visit here, and I have never used a similar forum, anywhere. I regret that I have waited until my dotage to learn about computers, but the fact is I have. I wish to uninstall Adobe reader 8.1.2.. Having gone through the add/remove programs with no luck. This is probably a simple problem but I certainly haven't had any luck. Would you please advise me how I might be able to accomplish this. Thank you.

oldave

A:[SOLVED] Uninstall Adobe Reader 8.1.2

What do you mean you went through the add/remove programs with no luck?

Did the program not show there? Or couldn't it uninstall from there?

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Hi guys!

I am new at this, so please bear with me. I am operating on Windows Vista on a new laptop. Adobe Reader 8.1 came installed on the computer. I went to the IRS website to complete a fillable form. It downloaded ok, but I received a message:

"Please fill out the following form. You cannot save data typed into this form. Please print your completed form if you would like a copy for your records."

I am using this for an online class so I have to be able to save it.
Also, my friend has the same Adobe Reader 8, but is working off of the Windows XP operation system, and he is able to save it.

What's the difference? Can anyone tell me how to be able to save this file? I would appreciate it. Thanks.
 

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I tried uninstalling it from Ccleaner and Add/Remove Programs, because that didn't work I deleted EVERY folder with the name Adobe in it thinking it would perhaps remove it from the Add/Remove program list, but alas no such luck. installing the new adobe reader 9 does not work either because it says the older version cannot be uninstalled, I even went into the registry and deleted all the files named Adobe under H-k-localmachine etc. I could find lol, ugh next time i see an adobe employee i'm going to give them a piece of my mind!

A:[SOLVED] Cannot uninstall Adobe Reader 8

Hi. . .

I am not sure that this will work given the registry changes and file deletions made - but it is worth a try nonetheless.

Bring up a command ("DOS") prompt -
START | Run | type cmd - then hit enter - type or copy/paste the following into the DOS screen - then hit enter


Code:

MsiExec.exe /I{AC76BA86-7AD7-1033-7B44-A81000000003}

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Ok i solved this one myself but i still have questions that are unanswered,
I wrote in here all the details from start of problem to finish incase it would give a clue as to if i did anything wrong which might have caused this problem, this will bug me till the end of time if I can not work this out

Oh and i did do a search of the forum first to make sure it had not been answered before, and the search did not come up with anything.

I have Adobe Reader 9. I received through email two PDF documents from a friend, one smaller document one larger, the smaller one opens fine and I can scroll down and read it but the larger one, it opens but at soon as I try to scroll down it freezes (even after giving it a bit extra time to open as it’s a large file).

I opened it again in internet explorer and same thing happens it opens but freezes and have had to use on both occasions the task manager to close the programs.

I emailed my friend back thinking their might have been some fault with the down load, and asked her to send me the larger document again and asked her if she could open it and scroll down first before closing it and sending it to me, it worked on her computer.

So I opened the new copy of the document sent to me and same thing happens, now when it comes to Adobe, for me I have only had it on my machine to open PDF documents that I receive I never looked at the program other than to install it and stop the updates and it opens PDF’s other than that I don’t know diddly... Read more

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Hi, I'm having trouble uninstalling my Adobe Reader 7.0
When I go into control panel and go to unistall it, this message comes up.
"The windows installer service could not be accessed. This can occur if the Windows Installer is not correctly installed. Contact your support personnel for assistance."
I have also tried going into C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Setup Files\RdrBig\ENU_\setup.exe.
But the last piece isn't there, so it can only go to C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Setup Files\RdrBig\ENU_
So I have absolutely no idea what to do, I just want to get the newest version so that I can get my d-link to work for our wireless.
Please if someone could help that would be awesome!
I've tried searching the web a bit and using programs that say they will help you. Though once I want them to do something, I have to pay, so I'm looking for a free, easy way to do this.
Hope you can help, thank you!
 

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