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Adobe PDF files

cannot be downloaded and read by limited users. Is there a way for limited users to be able to do this? I would allow this for school work. I can download them on my account and then put them in their folder. They can then open them.



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Adobe 7.0.8
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Not true here.

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I wonder if you meant they can't install the Adobe Reader?

Which is true and proper for your selected security model. Fix? Install the reader for them with a proper account.


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It is installed

In reply to: Not true here.

I can open a PDF file on the restricted account but cannot download it from the internet.


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Stumper. Works here.

In reply to: It is installed

Did someone disable more than the usual?

Ask the person who set it up?


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When I got the notebook

In reply to: Stumper. Works here.

I downloaded and installed Adobe Acrobat on my own. I can't remember if I did that before or after I created the limited user account.

My daughter uses this notebook, until Christmas, to do her homework. After Christmas, she will have her own. Then the problems will begin. and spyware. Can't wait! Looking forward to it. Will password the backdoor.


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Would uninstalling and reinstalling work after you remove

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files and folders and use either CCleaner (issues) or EasyCleaner (Registry)LINK for that:
Als, found that 964 PLC 32 but looks like it is in Italian above. Got that from DELL website.

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I tried

In reply to: Would uninstalling and reinstalling work after you remove

uninstalling it, then restarted the computer.

Removed language support, restarted computer.

Ran Registry cleaner(Easy Cleaner), restarted computer.

Reinstalled Adobe, restarted computer

Reinstalled updates, restarted computer.

Tried it on the limited account, still would not work. I think I changed the Internet Settings so they could not install anything I did NOT want on it. No need to worry, my daughter and her friends will be able to use hers, after Christmas.

Thanks to everyone for their help.


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