adobe reader

  highside 11:49 03 Dec 2006
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Cant see the exact answer in the forum if someone could advise please?
Having been offered Adobe Reader V8.0 (while on line for other reasons) I have several times tried to upgrade as suggested from my present V7.0.7 but always fails. ie -
"The feature you are trying to use is on a network rescource that is unavailable"

Could this be because I have recently added Netscape to my PC?(as required by the Open university site) I Still use Internet Explorer but now Netscape is the default. (No problems reading PDFs.) If this is the problem how to I change defaults back and forth. Hope someone can understand what I am trying to say. Thanks.

  anskyber 12:30 03 Dec 2006

Do you mean version Adobe Reader 7.0.8?

  anskyber 12:33 03 Dec 2006

For clarification Adobe Acrobat v 8 is the paid for version not the basic reader.

  jimv7 12:39 03 Dec 2006

I have given up using adobe as its now become bloatware,I now use the free foxit from click here small program and very good.

  highside 17:18 03 Dec 2006

anskyber - yes I meant 7.08 reader.

  john-232317 17:20 03 Dec 2006

Try jimv7 link, far better and loads much faster.

  anskyber 17:30 03 Dec 2006

It could be their server is busy but you could try another link click here

  anskyber 17:35 03 Dec 2006

To make IE the default (for IE7) its tools, internet options,programs and click the make IE the default.

  john-232317 17:38 03 Dec 2006

Try jimv7 link, far better and loads much faster.

  freaky 18:10 03 Dec 2006

The latest version of Adobe Reader is V7.08 and works OK with IE6 and IE7, there were some bugs in earlier versions which are now fixed.

I suggest you download it to your desktop, then use Add/Remove programs to uninstall any other versions you may have....then install it. If you don't follow these instructions you will have problems.

  VCR97 19:13 03 Dec 2006

Apologies if this has already been posted.
click here

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