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Adobe Reader 10 (or X if you're into Roman numerals!)

Q: Adobe Reader 10 (or X if you're into Roman numerals!)

If you have to use Adobe (or just want to), the latest version (which includes Sandboxing protection) is now available;

Interesting piece about why you should probably upgrade (if Foxit or the other alternatives don't appeal to you) here at;

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A: Adobe Reader 10 (or X if you're into Roman numerals!)

Thanks for the alert. It is a very useful security feature to have.

I'm now very annoyed with Adobe for sticking their McAfee scanner onto my machine without so much as a checkbox of permission, but at least that uninstalled cleanly.
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the whole cell, including text has to be a complete formula...



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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:

You can turn off the updater as follows:
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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
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
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Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

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Thank you for reading this.

Kind regards


A:Solved: Do I need Adobe Air, Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Reader, please?
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A:Remember When Adobe Reader Was Just A Basic PDF Reader? (I HATE VERSION 9)
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A:Foxit Reader works fine -- uninstalling Adobe pdf reader

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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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What type of problem are you having with flash player?

Can you watch a youtube video?
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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

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A:Adobe Acrobat Professional & Adobe Reader

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A:GPO to set adobe reader as default PDF reader

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

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A:Need CD of Adobe Reader

You could use Foxit Reader for PDF. It's free and can be run from a flash-drive

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Version 11 appears to be real.

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A:Adobe Reader

so you already have tried zooming in. Try this: OCR the pdf. You could also try selecting the text and copying-pasting it to wordpad/notepad.
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Can someone help me? If so please reply.
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Welcome to Bleeping Computer.Are you trying to uninstall Adobe from the "Add or Remove Programs" utility in the Control Panel?Start> Control Panel> Add or Remove Programs
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Adobe Reader 9.2 is available



Other free alternative..

Foxit Software - Foxit Reader 3.0 for Windows

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And create PDFs for free!

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What application is creating the file?
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What do you mean by "safe mode?" Is your computer shutting down when you open a PDF and then booting back up in safe mode?

Is your antivirus software or firewall software giving some kind of warning?

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If it's some sort of dialog box informing you of something going on, and it's not the Blue Screen Of Death, can you screenshot the message for us, please?

1) First, open up MS Paint.
2) Open up Adobe or a PDF.
3) When the error message or whatever happens, happens, hit the "Print Screen" key on your keyboard.
4) Go to MS Paint.
5) Paste. <Control>+<V> or from the Edit menu, either way works. You'll see your whole desktop as an image in Paint.
6) Go to the Image menu, select "Crop," and use the cursor to box in whatever it is that's telling you about safe mode.
7) Go back to the Image menu and select Crop again to crop the image to just that dialog box or whatever it is.
8) Save it to a Photobucket account and copy the image's URL location.

Insert the image into your reply to this thread.
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A:Adobe Reader XI

I don't know why you are having these issues with Adobe Reader, but why don't you try another PDF reader?  I dumped Adobe Reader for PDF-XChange Viewer a long time ago.  IMHO, it is smaller, lighter and better than Adobe's bloated reader.  You should give it a try.
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PDF reader, protected mode | Adobe Reader X

The link above will also tell you what you can do with the program - its main function is to open and read PDF files.

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Always keep your OS and programs up-to-date :-)
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Are you printing to a printer or to a PDF printer? Some companies encrypt their documents to prevent them from being printed.
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A:Adobe Reader

I ran into this one also, which is why I removed Adobe everything and use Foxit Reader now.

Two ways that I approached this:

a. Adobe has installed so many files in so many places...that it has begun to rank right up there with QT on my hate list .

b. To remove all of those files, I can

1. Use jv16 PowerTools, a program I purchased years ago, to remove all files and reg entries that have "Adobe" in them.

2. Manually use regedit to search for and remove all registry files with "Adobe" in them AND manually remove all files/folders which are even remotely linked to Adobe...being mindful that Adobe Flash can always be installed later (with a more current version).

I don't use CCleaner, but I believe that it is what I might suggest for the average person to use to remove Adobe (or any other) junk files. Someone will come along to clarify my belief.

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A:Adobe Reader

OK, fixed it. It was a permissions issue. The user was an administrator of the local machine but he was a power user of his domain account. Made him an administrator of his domain account and he was then able to view and save the PDF's from Notes.
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Take a look in the Adobe Reader Program Files folder. If there is a file in there called something like 'uninst. exe' double click that. At the worst nothing will happen.
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Use the Adobe Cleaner tool to fully remove Reader: Download Adobe Reader and Acrobat Cleaner Tool - Adobe Labs
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Try and download Adobe Reader 8.1.2 from that site and see if you can install it
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Have you turned UAC off by any chance?

Moving to general chat
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A:adobe reader

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A:Adobe Reader 8

Did you download Adobe Reader from This Site?Just click on 'Get Adobe Reader' over on the left side of the page and follow the prompts.
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A:Adobe Reader 6

Reinstall version 6.0.1 than uninstall it from Add/Remove Programs.Re download Adobe Reader 6.0.1 from hereOnce that is done download and install Adobe Reader 8.
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A:adobe reader 9.2

Hi JoeyS,

I assume, since your problem is posted in the Win 7 forum, that you are running Win 7. As I see it, you have three choices :

1 Since nearly all of us use the Acrobat reader from time to time, you could just update it to the current version which is 10.1.1 .

2 It does not come with a built-in uninstaller, but you can delete it using Control Panel : 'Start' , 'Control Panel' , 'Programs' , 'Uninstall a program' . This comes up with a list of your installed software, click on the Acrobat reader, click 'Uninstall' . This should remove it, if it doesn't, then :

3 Get hold of a copy of a utility called 'Your Uninstaller' . This is a little utility which is brilliant at uninstalling software, I use it quite a lot and it normally uninstalls everything associated with the program you tell it to uninstall.

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A:Adobe Reader 8.0

Try downloading it from the Adobe Reader 8 Site.