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Remove Adobe Reader

by Learner7 / July 9, 2012 4:39 PM PDT

How can I remove Adobe Reader? I use another PDF programme, and want to remove Adobe Reader but it won't let me asking if I have permission! My user account has me as administrator, but I can't get Adobe off my computer. I had the same trouble with my old computer and eventually removed it manually, but its still listed in the control panel add/remove and if I try to remove that it says it wants the installation disk!!

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Trn off UAC?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 9, 2012 10:19 PM PDT
In reply to: Remove Adobe Reader

If you are using Vista or Win 7, turn off UAC temporarily, see if that does it.

You do that in Control Panel > User Accounts.

Mark

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Ohh, remember to turn it back on afterwards.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 9, 2012 10:20 PM PDT
In reply to: Trn off UAC?

It can be a life saver!

Mark

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Turn off UAC
by Learner7 / July 9, 2012 11:39 PM PDT
In reply to: Trn off UAC?

Sorry, I am using Windows XP SP3

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More clues please.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 10, 2012 12:45 AM PDT
In reply to: Remove Adobe Reader

There are instances (too many to list or guess here) such as Blackberry installs trigger something like this. Without a much longer story I suggest you learn to do more manual removals, tools such as REVO UNINSTALLER as there is no plan to cure this issue.
Bob

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Revo uninstaller
by Learner7 / July 10, 2012 3:38 AM PDT
In reply to: More clues please.

Thanks so much, it worked brilliantly.

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As the movie line goes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 10, 2012 3:44 AM PDT
In reply to: Revo uninstaller

"We need a bigger boat."

Glad Revo helped.

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