adobe reader update to 7.0.3 & media player .3923

  sunny staines 18:12 16 Aug 2005

found the update's on major geeks site

click here

  sunny staines 19:56 17 Aug 2005

Acrobat and Acrobat Reader, two of the most widely used desktop applications, contain serious security flaws that could be used to take over a system, according to Adobe. The company urged users to update the software immediately.

Adobe Reader is Adobe's tool for reading PDF (Portable Document Format) files, while Acrobat can also create PDF files and has other more advanced features. Affected are Reader and Acrobat versions 5.1, 6.0 to 6.0.3, and 7.0 to 7.0.2. Users can update to versions 5.2, 6.0.4 or 7.0.3 via the software's built-in automatic update or via a manual download from Adobe's site.

  Jackcoms 20:24 17 Aug 2005

I have updated to Adobe 7.0.3 via the update function in Adobe itself.

However, I'm a bit confused about the Windows Media Player update.

Why should Major Geeks be offering an update to an MS product?

When I try to update my Media Player via its own update function (I have version .3646) I'm told there is no update available and I have all the most recent components.

There is also no update available through Microsoft Update.

What do Major Geeks know that MS don't know??

  Stuartli 20:38 17 Aug 2005

I downloaded the WMP10 upgrade - it's higher than my original but is only

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