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#1 kathy915

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Posted 01 October 2005 - 12:19 PM

I had adobe 5.0 and computer ran fine. Then I upgraded to 6.0 and computer froze every time I try to read a PDF file, when I go to restart my computer, Font Capture comes up as not responding. I finally removed 6.0, and downloaded the new 7.0.
The same thing happens, but now it just freezes, I can at least end it in task manager to get computer to work. I removed it from the program files and then went to the website to reload. Was able to enter the adobe website when 7.0 was not on the computer, once reinstalled computer freezes when I go to site. Any PDF files I try to open, computer freezes up.
I have Zone Alarm and have allowed entry to the website at al times.
This has gotten very frustrating, because so many websites only have PDF files.
Thanks for any help
Using Windows XP Home

Edited by kathy915, 01 October 2005 - 12:21 PM.


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#2 jgweed

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Posted 01 October 2005 - 03:12 PM

Many computers seem to have annoying problems using AdobeReader to view PDF documents on-line. One workaround is to download the file and open it from your hard drive; another is to find an alternate PDF file reader:

http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/rd_intro.php

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Posted 02 October 2005 - 10:57 AM

Thanks.
So far this is working for my PDF files. I have set it as my default reader.

I deleted adobe reader from my computer and then went into (I know i don't belong here) the registry.

I found under the Local Machine/software/adobe -- in this I found files for 5.0, 6.0, and 7.0 - so I deleted the adobe file.

I hope this was ok to delete.




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