adobe help do i need all these progs?

  patso 18:31 02 Mar 2008

i have Adobe type manager-Adobe Acrobat 3.5 and Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 and Adobe Acrobat 8.0 on my i need all these progs or only one and what is it really used for as i dont recalll using it at any stage,any ideas welcome thanks,

  brundle 19:19 02 Mar 2008

Remove all instances of Adobe Acrobat reader.
If you need to have the reader installed for specific reasons the latest version can be downloaded here click here, if you just want to be able to view PDF files then Foxit is a great alternative click here. Much smaller than the official Adobe product.

  Graham. 19:22 02 Mar 2008

And Foxit won't meither you for updates.

  VoG II 19:26 02 Mar 2008

I would keep Adobe Acrobat 3.5. Although this is now pretty ancient a replacement would be very expensive. It will allow you to convert e.g. Word documents to .pdf format.

  tullie 19:35 02 Mar 2008

If you just want to look at PDF files occasionaly,get rid of Adobe completely and use Foxit.

  patso 15:48 03 Mar 2008

sorry for the delay in posting back,thanks to all for the help,this clears things upfor me,one thing for sure you can always rely on good advice from this forum,thanks again

  Clapton is God 15:53 03 Mar 2008

"And Foxit won't meither you for updates"

Bloody hell, I though they only used "meither" on Coronation Street.

Do people actually use it in the real world as well??

  patso 15:56 03 Mar 2008

i think the word is mider thanks again

  Graham. 19:32 03 Mar 2008
  patso 00:34 04 Mar 2008

ok i get yr ppoint just joking thanks again for the help and links

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