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I don't have the Acrobat Reader on my computer. How
do I download it?
downloaded Acrobat Reader. How do I install it?
installed the Acrobat Reader. How do I view a PDF
do I print a PDF document?
having problems trying to read a PDF file.
I don't have the Adobe Acrobat Reader on my computer.
How do I download it?
Download free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader
use a PDF file, a reader program must be installed on
your machine to display, print, and navigate through
the Portable Document Format file. An Adobe® Acrobat®Reader
plug-in is available for most of the popular web browsers,
enabling the browser to use and display PDF files inline
one page at a time, while the document is still downloading.
download the Adobe Acrobat Reader, do the following:
the Adobe Web site at: http://www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html
the Adobe Web page, go to the bottom of the page.
in the Language, Platform, Country blanks in Step
One with information correct for your computer.
Fill in your Name and Email in the blanks in Step
Download in step three.
until a dialogue box appears which says "Save As"
at the top.
the file to a folder which you can remember later.
Or a good idea is to save it to your Desktop.
the file to save to your computer. The time varies
due to the speed of your connection.
the file is saved to your computer, go to the question
2. I downloaded Acrobat Reader.
How do I install it?
you've download the Adobe Acrobat file, you need to
install it on your computer. Do the following:
the file. It will probably be named something similar
to "ar405eng.exe" or "rs405eng.exe".
click on this file. This will prompt the file to unpack
and install on your computer.
the questions (usually by clicking on "Next") and
it will place the program on your computer so that
it automatically reads PDF files from your browser.
I installed the Acrobat Reader. How do I view a PDF
you've installed the Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer,
do the following to view a PDF file:
a Web page with a link to a PDF file (the link typically
on the PDF file link. Your browser will then automatically
launch the Adobe Acrobat reader with the PDF file
inside the reader.
you are done viewing the PDF file, simply click on
your browser's Back button to return the page that
had the PDF link.
you can do the following to save, and later view, a
PDF file to your computer:
the mouse cursor over a PDF file link, then click
your right mouse button. A small menu will appear.
"Save Link As" from the menu. A location box appears.
the PDF file to a location you can remember. You can
also save it is your Desktop.
time you want to view the file, launch the Acrobat
the Acrobat Reader menu, choose File, then Open.
select the PDF file to open it inside the Acrobat
How do I print a PDF document?
a PDF file in your browser.
the browser, select File and Print. The PDF document
should print exactly as it looks on the screen.
I'm having problems trying to read a PDF file.
If you receive any error messages while trying to read
a PDF file on the site, it is possible that you need
a newer version of the Acrobat Reader. To install a
newer version, do the following:
uninstall your current version of Acrobat Reader, by
doing the following:
Windows operating system, click on Start / Settings
/ Control Panel.
the Control Panel window, double click on the "Add/Remove
the new window, select "Adobe Acrobat x.x".
on the Add/Remove button. A small "Confirm File Deletion"
Yes, and your computer will remove Adobe Acrobat.
download and install the latest version of Adobe Acrobat
by following the steps in questions #1 and #2, above.