[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 10:52:46 -0400

I did find someone who wrote an install script for Citrix for Adobe 9 here
However I haven't tested this and don't know if it does work, but thought I
would pass it along.

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

On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 10:37 AM, Jim Kenzig <jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> And apparantely it doesn;t work too well under Citrix either
> http://www.adobeforums.com/webx/.59b5f923
> Jim Kenzig
> Blog: http://www.techblink.com
> On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 10:34 AM, Jim Kenzig <jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 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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