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  thumbscrew 23:24 12 Jul 2008
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I've got both Adobe 7 and Foxit Reader installed. I've tried to update Adobe to 9.0 and it won't update. Also it won't uninstall, even with Revo. Ok, I'll live with 7.0. However, when I view PDF files they appear in Foxit. Can anyone tell me how to make Adobe my default viewer?

  VoG II 23:29 12 Jul 2008

Direct link to Adobe Reader 9.0 click here

  thumbscrew 23:39 12 Jul 2008

Thanks VoG but 9.0 will not install. Been trying for several days..."Unavailable network...error 1714". I finally gave up and I also can't uninstall Adobe. Thus, 7.0 says it's there and the page opens. Pdf files open in Foxit. However, as 7.0 seems to be there, I'm trying to make it my default. ????

  rdave13 23:46 12 Jul 2008

To manually remove adobe 7; click here

  DieSse 23:53 12 Jul 2008

"Can anyone tell me how to make Adobe my default viewer?"

Find a pdf file, right-click on it.

Choose "Open With" from the context menu that opens

Click om "Choose Program"

Select Adobe Reader from the list of programs

Tick the box "Always open....."

Click OK

  thumbscrew 23:55 12 Jul 2008

rdave, very kind of you, but that's so convoluted I'm sure I'll do some unwanted damage...that's my history pal! Thanks so much but looks like I'm stuck with Foxit. One query...why is Adobe so stubborn...why is it almost impossible to eradicate?

  thumbscrew 23:56 12 Jul 2008

Ps...isn't there any way I can just make Adobe my default?

  rdave13 23:57 12 Jul 2008

Seems that thumbscrew has tried to uninstall it. Uninstaller will be corrupted now and no doubt Adobe 7 won't work correctly.

  thumbscrew 00:00 13 Jul 2008

DieSse, I don't get "Open with"...just "Open". Thus when I click the page just opens.

  rdave13 00:01 13 Jul 2008

Take it slowly and follow the instructions and you'll get there.

  thumbscrew 00:03 13 Jul 2008

thanks rdave

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