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Error when trying to update adobe


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#1 lauraj

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 12:15 PM

I am trying to update Adobe Reader and I get the following error:
Error 1402.Could not open key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents\MSFS. Verify that you have sufficient access to that key, or contact your support personnel.

I have recently had help in the malware section of this website to remove malware from my computer. I am worried that something may have gotten deleted that should not have. I encountered this error when tryin to update Adobe Reader to the most recent version for better security.

Here is the thread from where I got help with the malware.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/191644/please-check-logs-to-find-out-if-i-am-clean/

I appreciate any help.

Thanks,
Laura

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 03:57 PM

Adobe always has been a PITA
I would ditch it entirely and try Foxit. Much less bloated
http://www.download.com/Foxit-Reader/3000-...4-10313206.html
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