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ACROBAT HELP: Install Your Acrobat 5 Reader

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You are now ready to install the version 5 Acrobat Reader onto your computer. In many cases, you can perform this step by yourself; however, in some circumstances you may need a network administrator to install the Acrobat Reader for you.

NOTE: Depending on your particular hardware, software, and operating system configuration and settings, what you see when you perform the steps outlined below may look somewhat different from what we present on this page.

1. Locate the Acrobat Reader executable installation file (circled in red below and, in this example, labelled ar505enu.exe) on the Desktop (or other chosen download location). Double-click this executable file:

The Unpacking Acrobat Reader... dialog box appears, showing the beginning of the Reader installation:

Next the Setup dialog box appears in the center of the screen:

2. The screen will then be filled with a background color and the following Acrobat Reader [version] Setup dialog box appears in the center of the screen. Click Next to continue (circled in red below):

3. When the Choose Destination Location dialog box appears, you may choose to let the Acrobat Reader be installed in its default location (circled in red, below middle), or you may click Browse... (also circled in red, below middle) to choose a different installation location.

NOTE: We strongly recommend accepting the default location. Although you can install the Reader anywhere on your computer, it does seem to operate more stably, if installed in this default location.

When you have the correct location chosen, click Next (circled in red, below bottom):

Acrobat Reader now begins to actually install itself onto your computer, as shown by the Copying program files... dialog box below:

4. When installation is complete, the following Information dialog box in the center of your screen. Click OK (circled in red below) to complete the installation process:

You will now see the newly-installed Acrobat Reader icon on your Desktop (circled in red, below bottom):

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Page last revised: October 6, 2004

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