Acrobat Reader 8 install error


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4 Apr 2005
Trying to install Acrobat Reader 8 on Vista RTM x64 and I get this error after the installer decompresses the installation files.

I don't get it. I have at least 60gb of freespace on this partition and the other 2 partitions are empty. Just for ~*giggles*~ I emptied the TEMP folder.

Still getting the error, and The Google has been no help! :cry:


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I had no problems installing it on x86 RTM, but I stumbled upon this somewhere earlier today...

What you need to do is leave the error message open when it comes up, then fire up an Explorer window and go to: C:/Users/<USERNAME-HERE>/appdata/LocalLow/Netopsystems/temp/
Copy the Acrobat Reader 8.0 folder to some other folder, and run the installer from there.

Let me know if that helps. :)
That worked! I wonder what the issue is there...

Btw - v8 has GPU acceleration? What will this entail?
I can't believe Adobe didn't come across this.
They miss **** all of the time. Don't you remember? 7.0.1 , 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.0.4 ... etc.. one right after another. ;)
Once installed tho I let em off, really quick and lightweight.
Heh .. and alco .. uac is responsable for this type of error ( disabled ) .
Yup, having UAC disabled automatically sets the temp folder to not allow execution.
i too have this problem and disabled UAC. i will have to try this as as well. post.
I always unpack installers to a folder with WinRAR (if they will unpack) then run setup from there.

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