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Download a free version of the latest Acrobat Reader

 

Click here - http://www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html

 

To obtain a 16 MB zip file of Acrobat Reader 6.0, request a copy from rayw@clear.net.nz

 

 

Speed up the load of Acrobat Reader .:

 

(You need to get assistance, if you are not comfortable using Windows Explorer)

(All care – no responsibility)

 

1.  Get Acrobat to open as an application - rather than within Internet Explorer

 

~ Acrobat Reader 5.0

  run - Programs / Adobe Reader 5.0
     when Acrobat Reader opens
        menu - Edit / Preferences
            options - Web Browser options
                uncheck Display PDF in Browser
                uncheck Allow Fast Web View

 

~ Acrobat Reader 6.0
  run - Programs / Adobe Reader 6.0
    when Acrobat Reader opens
       menu - Edit / Preferences
           Internet - Web Browser options
                uncheck Display PDF in Browser
                uncheck Allow Fast Web View

 

2. Stop unwanted features from loading

~ Acrobat Reader 6.0 ONLY
   open Windows Explorer
         Program Files / Adobe / Acrobat 6.0 / Reader
           create a new directory plug_ins_disabled
           copy all files and folders from plug_ins to plug_ins_disabled EXCEPT 2 files - EWH32.api and Search.api

   done
    Viewing and searching PDFs will continue to work OK and Acrobat will load much faster

 

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