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Problem uninstalling Adobe reader vs 81.7.

by sub105 / May 14, 2010 2:31 AM PDT

Tried to uninstall Adobe reader as I have switched to Foxit reader. During the uninstall process I received the following message.
"The batch program could not be opened. Verify that it exists."
Checked on-line and found that I needed 'ADBERDR813_EN_US.MSI'.
Downloaded it and tried again. Same message appeared.
Any suggestions how to get rid of this Reader on my computer.

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A lot of times
by Jimmy Greystone / May 14, 2010 2:37 AM PDT

A lot of times when you run into problems like this, reinstalling the app will then allow you to uninstall it.

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Some like Revo when
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 14, 2010 2:58 AM PDT
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Thank you all
by sub105 / May 15, 2010 5:10 AM PDT
In reply to: Some like Revo when

I was able to uninstall the reader using Revo. Even though Revo came up with the message module not found it did uninstall the reader.

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