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#184158 - 02/03/09 01:02 PM Older Version Adobe Reader  
John Dunn  Offline
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Hi, all.

I have two PCs in front of me, one using Windows Vista and a much older machine using Windows 98SE which I really do need to keep on there.

A while ago, I had to do the dreaded "Format C:" on the older machine because of a virus issue and in doing so, I lost Adobe Reader 6.0.2. Now, I can't seem to find that reader on line to reload it onto the older machine and the newer readers, so far as I can see, don't support Windows 98 SE.

Does anyone have a suggestion to offer about re-acquiring the older Reader?

Thank you.

John D.


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#184159 - 02/03/09 01:40 PM Re: Older Version Adobe Reader [Re: John Dunn]  
SteveFehr  Offline
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Look through comtemporary install CDs, especially drivers for printers and scanners and such; many of them have adobe reader on them for viewing the instruction manual andd other supporting docs.

I was surprised the other day to discovered I'd only put Adobe 2.0 on my daughter's computer!


#184162 - 02/03/09 02:07 PM Re: Older Version Adobe Reader [Re: SteveFehr]  
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Adobe has several versions here.

http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Windows

I have a full version of 6 I could send you but that would be wrong. Let your conscience be your guide wink


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#184173 - 02/03/09 07:53 PM Re: Older Version Adobe Reader [Re: gfretwell]  
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You might try using Foxit Reader 2.0.

http://www.oldversion.com/Foxit-PDF-Reader.html


#184174 - 02/03/09 07:55 PM Re: Older Version Adobe Reader [Re: brianl703]  
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That site also has Acrobat 6.01 on it, but Foxit Reader works much better.


#184178 - 02/03/09 08:19 PM Re: Older Version Adobe Reader [Re: brianl703]  
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Good call on the Old Version site, Brian!,
as soon as I read the OP, that's what sprang into my head.


#184233 - 02/04/09 10:47 PM Re: Older Version Adobe Reader [Re: John Dunn]  
KJay  Offline
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Originally Posted by John Dunn
Hi, all.
Does anyone have a suggestion to offer about re-acquiring the older Reader?


John,
The CNET downloads.com site has Adobe Reader versions available all the way back to 3.0.

Here is a link:
http://www.download.com/Adobe-Reader/3000-2378_4-10000062.html


#184243 - 02/05/09 03:03 AM Re: Older Version Adobe Reader [Re: KJay]  
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I agree on the old version site. That is really cool. I just got the AOL 7 package for this new to me XP machine. 9 is far too busy for me.


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#184288 - 02/06/09 10:55 AM Re: Older Version Adobe Reader [Re: gfretwell]  
John Dunn  Offline
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Got it! I went to a site where it could be downloaded and now all is well.

Thank you, everyone.



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