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Re: Guesswork - Chris?


It's not that Acrobat has APPEAL, it's that you need it to open .pdf files.
It was my assumption that recently written .pdf files might require a newer
version, so maybe I should update it.  Haven't run into the problem yet, but
then I don't open all that many .pdfs.

Besides, this requirement of a pentium procesor has me boggled - it's the
second time I've run across it.  That's my real question.

Kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, November 17, 2005 4:51 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Guesswork - Chris?


> Doesn't answer your question, but what's the appeal of Acobat? I find
> it to be a royal pain--and yet another barrier to downloading
> information.
>
> On Nov 17, 2005, at 6:20 PM, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing
> Center wrote:
>
> > I use my dad's computer at work (he died last year)  It has Acrobat
> > Reader
> > 3.0 on it.  I've got 5 or 6 on mine at home.  I thought I might go
> > ahead and
> > upgrade it, so I went to Adobe's free downloads and found system
> > requirements for Acrobat 4.0.5, 5.0, 5.1, 6.0.1, 6.0.2 all require
> > Pentium
> > processors.  The most recent version that does not require a Pentium
> > is the
> > one that's already on his computer, 3.0
> >
> > I posed this question once b4 for something else (though I don't
> > recall what
> > it was) and Donna said she didn't think it mattered that my dad's
> > computer
> > is not a Pentium (it's a Celeron).   One might say, oh go ahead and
> > try it,
> > waht could it hurt? But I think it can pose problems.
> >
> > A year ago I had to renew my Norton AV.  It asked if I wanted to
> > upgrade to
> > the one that included anti-spyware, so I did.  Well, now, every time I
> > turn
> > on my computer I get weird messages alluding to the possibility that
> > my AV
> > can't work, or something about Fat 32s , or some other nonsense.  It
> > still
> > updates my virus protection ( a lot more often than I ask it to), but
> > it's
> > just another screwup I'm not happy about.  They didn't show any
> > requirements
> > or indicate my computer might not meet them.
> >
> > so.  Do I download Acrobat Reader 6.0.1 w/out a Pentium?  I do meet the
> > other reqs.
> >
> > kitty
> >
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> Island Jim
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> Heat Zone 10
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
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      • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>

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