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Can't download/install Adobe Reader X

by pcnewbie / June 4, 2011 6:57 AM PDT

Tried to download Adobe Reader X but keep getting message saying "Windows has blocked this download because can't verify the publisher". My OS is Windows XP(Service Pack 3) and I use IE 8 for my browser. I also tried with Firefox but I get the same message. I even disabled Windows Security Essentials, my only AV software installed.

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Clarification Request
Are you using that Adobe download manager?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 4, 2011 9:15 AM PDT
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Clarification Request
(NT) Where did you download it from?
by Kees_B Forum moderator / June 4, 2011 8:29 PM PDT
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by pcnewbie / June 4, 2011 8:53 PM PDT through CNET but it took me back to with same result.

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Try This Direct Download Instead...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / June 5, 2011 4:56 AM PDT
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by pcnewbie / June 5, 2011 8:52 AM PDT

The link didn't connect. "Internet Explorerer can't display......"

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It's An FTP Site and As Such,....
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / June 5, 2011 10:59 AM PDT may take a while to connect.. Try again.. Or use a different browser which accepts FTP sites correctly. If have found there FTP site to be busy at certain times of the day.

It works here in both Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 9, and Firefox.

Hope this helps.


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adobe reader download hassle
by pukka-finds / July 17, 2011 6:57 AM PDT

Used this link it worked a treat

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There's A New One For The Latest 10.1 Version
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 18, 2011 6:16 AM PDT
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