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Problems Installing Adobe Acrobat Professional


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I am new to Windows Vista 64. I am trying to install CS3. All of the programs will install except Adobe Acrobat Professional. I get the following error message:

The file 'Adobe.PDF.dll' on Windows Vista CD-ROM is needed. Try the path where the file is located and then click ok.

Windows Vista was installed on the computer when I bought it so I don't have a CD. Any suggestions on what I need to do would be greatly appreciated.


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When itl asks you to insert the Windows Vista CD-ROM to find AdobePDF.dll, go to the AdobePDF.dll_64 in DATA1.CAB which is included in the Adobe install files. Copy the file to your system and rename it AdobePDF.dll and point the install program to that file.

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Regarding the error "The file AdobePDF.dll on Windows Vista CD-Rom is needed" when installing Acrobat 8 Professional...
The solution offered here was perfect! Thank so much for the help!

On the Adobe CS3 Design Standard installation DVD, the path to the file needed is:
D:\Adobe CS3 Design Standard\Adobe CS3\payloads\AdobeAcrobat8en_US\Data1\AdobePDF.dll_64

Follow the instructions listed, and viola!

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Hi all,

Firstly, thank you so much for the solution. ABSOLUTELY saved me as well.

But, I have another problem after resolve "The file AdobePDF.dll on Windows Vista" issue.

Same laptop is running on Windows7 x64bit. After resolve the above issue. I am trying to upgrading from Adobe Acrobat 8 to Acrobat 9 Pro however while installing half way, it occurred error message:

File in use
Some files that need to be updated are currently in use.
The following applications are using files that need to be updated by this setup. Close these applications and click Retry to continue. If Retry is not successful, pls restart your computer and then run Setup again.

Windows® installer (Process Id: 4632)

Retry -- can not help
Then I restart my laptop and run setup again. It will occurring another Id number such as
Windows® installer (Process Id: 1388) or etc...

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