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Updating Adobe Reader

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#1 ruby1


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Posted 30 September 2007 - 03:54 AM

I have adobe version 6.0.1 on one of my machines which seems to be compatible with win 98se;

the updates manager seems to be functioning differently from what I expected and I am presented with a list of available updates for , I presume different versions of adobe which are 6.0.4/6.0.5/6.0.6;

may I assume that these updates are NOT relevent for my version of adobe?

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Posted 30 September 2007 - 04:08 AM

Hi ruby1

Later versions of Windows are using Adobe Reader 8.....

From this page it would appear that Version 6 is the one compatible with 98SE
http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/search/index....er+for+Win+98SE, therefore I would think that you could update to 6.06 quite safely in order to get the benefits that that update provides.


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Posted 30 September 2007 - 04:57 AM

I have long-term problems with this so a response from a win98se user who has adobe on board would be helpful :thumbsup:

you have replied on my other thread
see here; problems with foxit

I have had intense problems with it so have reverted back to a program I have linked to as working with 98se :flowers:

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Posted 30 September 2007 - 08:39 AM

If ver. 6.01 works, why screw with it?
Note: when updating 6.0.x it must be done incrementally, you don't go 6.0.1 directly to 6.0.6
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Posted 30 September 2007 - 08:24 PM

I use 98SE as my primary OS and use Acrobat 5.01.
It works perfectly. I have never had a problem opening any PDF file
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Posted 28 February 2008 - 11:21 PM

I have Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0.5 on my Win98SE OS and it works flawlessly.

Here is a link to that version, if you're interested in trying it.

Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0.5 [8.56 MB]



Edited by etalmar, 28 February 2008 - 11:22 PM.

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