[windows2000] Re: Watch out with ADOBE ACROBAT READER 9 and Vista user roaming profiles

  • From: "Jim Kenzig" <jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: THIN <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, vista@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 10:34:05 -0400

Let me reiterate this, Adobe reader will work for normal local users of the
machine if it is a local profile.  As soon as you make the user profile a
roaming profile on the domain, this is when you get the issues.

Jim Kenzig
Blog: http://www.techblink.com

On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 10:01 AM, Jim Kenzig <jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I'm putting this out there everywhere I have a presence in hopes that Adobe
> will get off it's butt and fix this problem. If you install Adobe 9 acrobat
> reader on Windows Vista on a domain and use roaming profiles for users, be
> it mandatory or not, Acrobat Reader crashes and will not run.  It gives
> errors in modules annots.api and also msvc80.dll.
> As soon as you give the user admin priveleges the program will run.  I've
> tried turning off UAC, still broke, I've tried running adobe reader in
> compatibility mode, still broke, I've tried running adobe as administrator
> settings still broke. I've tried changing access on adobe folders to give
> users full control, still broke.  Giving a user administrator priveleges is
> NOT an acceptable solution.
> I am not the only one having this issue there are posts all over the
> internet including the below samples IN the adobe forums.
> http://www.adobeforums.com/webx/.59b5db5d
> http://www.adobeforums.com/webx/.59b5ea2a
> http://www.adobeforums.com/webx/.59b5c646
> Don't install Adobe Acrobat 9 in a vista domain unless you want some super
> headaches!

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