-=PCTechTalk=- Re: Another reason to drop Adobe Acrobat Reader

 
Wow, cool! Thanks Dan. I'll do that.
 
Lil Annie
 
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In a message dated 2/24/2009 7:01:24 PM Eastern Standard Time,  
d0ct0rdan@xxxxxxxxxxx writes:

Lil  Annie,

Consider installing OpenOffice, which you can download from  
http://download.openoffice.org/.  It can open MS Ofice programs and it is  free.


Dan

> From: LilAnnie51@xxxxxxx
> Date: Tue,  24 Feb 2009 17:09:01 -0500
> Subject: -=PCTechTalk=- Re: Another reason  to drop Adobe Acrobat Reader
> To: pctechtalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>  
> Hi Gman,
> 
> I'm one of your lurkers that asks questions  'once in a great awhile'. 
Well, 
> this is 'once in a great awhile'  time. LOL
> 
> I'm a little confused. I thought we had to have the  Acrobat Reader in 
order 
> for some certain items to be read. I know  that sometimes when I download a 
> file, it automatically comes through  on Acrobat Reader. In fact, I've had 
some 
> sites say that you have to  have it in order to download the page. Actually 
it 
> says Adobe Reader  9. Is that the same thing or is it a different Reader? I 
> also have  the Adobe Media Player.
> 
> So, I guess my real question is, if I  uninstall Acrobat (or Adobe) Reader, 
> what program would I use in it's  place? As it is right now, I don't even 
have 
> Microsoft Word or any  other word program to work with for that matter. 
When I 
> need to use a  word program, I have to use either Windows notepad or 
wordpad, 
> but  they don't have a spell check or too many other features. Eventually, 
I'd  
> like to get Microsoft Word again once I can afford it. Should I go a  head 
> and uninstall Acrobat (Adobe) Reader and just use  wordpad?
> 
> I'm so confused....LOL :o)
> 
> Lil  Annie
> 
>  
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> In a message dated 2/24/2009 3:45:07 PM Eastern Standard Time,  
> gman.pctt@xxxxxxxxx writes:
> Acrobat Reader 0-Day Attack in  Wild
> 
>  
http://blogs.pcmag.com/securitywatch/2009/02/acrobat_reader_0day_attack_in_1.p
>  hp
> OR
> http://tinyurl.com/brnok3
> 
>  Peace,
> Gman
> http://www.bornagainamerican.org
> 
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