Posts Tagged ‘Reader’

Uninstall a Broken Adobe Acrobat or Reader Installation

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

The moral to this story is, “If you’re trying to uninstall a program, never go about it by just randomly deleting program files; use the official uninstaller instead.”

I recently had to fix a broken Adobe Reader installation on a Windows PC. The default uninstaller would not remove the program, and a re-installation of the application would not commence either. Something was seriously broken and I was asked to sort it out.

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Adobe Reader Vulnerability: What You Need to Do to Stay Safe

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Whoops … it looks like Adobe Reader has another security problem …

We had a lively discussion on Google Plus yesterday about the latest Adobe Reader vulnerability. The vulnerability affects all recent versions of Adobe Reader and Acrobat including the latest release versions. At the time of writing, there is no update available that you can install to protect yourself, your data and your computer from the vulnerability.

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