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Adobe® Acrobat® 8 PDF Bible by Ted Padova

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Appendix A. Using the CD-ROM

APPENDIX

  • System requirements

  • Installation instructions

  • CD-ROM contents

  • Troubleshooting

This appendix provides information on the contents and system requirements of the CD-ROM that accompanies this book.

System Requirements

The CD is a cross-platform CD and can be read by both Macintosh and Windows computers. Macintosh users need System 10.2 or above. Windows users need Windows XP Service Pack 2 or above.

Installation Instructions

To gain access to the CD-ROM contents, follow these steps:

  1. Insert the CD-ROM in your CD drive. An autorun program automatically opens a window.

  2. Click the Install button and locate a folder on your hard drive where you want the files installed.

  3. Click Install and the files are installed in your target folder.

Contents

The CD contains the following four folders:

  • Adobe Reader 8.0 software

  • The entire text of this book as a PDF document with an embedded index

  • Author-created PDF documents and sample files

  • Windows demonstration plug-ins

Adobe Reader 8.0

Double-click the Adobe Reader installer and install the Reader software from the book's CD. Adobe Reader is coded separately for PowerPC Macs and Intel Macs, so be sure to choose the installer appropriate for your computer.

Note

Before you install Adobe Reader 8 on your computer, check out Adobe's Web site at www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readermain.html to see if there's a newer version of the Reader software than Adobe Reader 8.0, as you may have purchased this book after Adobe has updated the Reader ...

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