Chapter 1. Acquiring and Installing Adobe Reader

You're probably familiar with Adobe Reader and have viewed a few PDF files in one version or another. As of this writing, Adobe Reader is in version 7, and you can get it for free in a number of ways.

You can download the installer software from Adobe's Web site or acquire it from CD-ROMs distributed by software developers and individuals authorized to distribute the installer program. You might see the Adobe Reader installer application on CD-ROMs accompanying software or hardware products you purchase or perhaps on CD-ROMs you receive from a company distributing product catalogs or product purchase information.

Where you acquire Adobe Reader is not as important as which version you acquire. Make ...

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