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Word 97 not compatible with Adobe Acrobat
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Burrell  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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Oct 12, 2004

Hi!

I just installed Adobe Acrobat 6 Professional and lost my Word 97. All other Microsoft Office programmes seemed to be allright. After uninstalling the Acrobat, the Word started functioning again. I really would like to have the Acrobat, but I definately cannot survive without Word.
I use Windows XP home edition.
Has anybody else had this kind of problem? Any suggestions?

Cheers!
Burrell


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Alexandra Kuzmina
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You are not alone Oct 12, 2004

Hello Burrell

I have the same problem
Had Service Pack 1 with Word and Acrobat >> for a long time >>
but recently was needed up dating and installed Service Pack 2 with Excel and other programs so almost old programs are not working now including Adobe Acrobat >>> problem in Service Pack 2 >>> have read about that on BBC news >> so we are not alone >>>
I tried to delete Acrobat and install new version >>> all in vain with XP Windows >>>


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Burrell  Identity Verified
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Service Pack or Word version Oct 12, 2004

Well, I have heard a lot of not very nice words about Windows Xp Service Pack 2 so I am still on Service Pack 1 where I intend to stay. At tleast I was able to revearse the damage done and by kicking out Acrobat get my Word back. Good thing I am just trying it out and have not bought it yet. I was actually wondering if installing later versions of Office could solve the problem.

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Christel Zipfel  Identity Verified
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Over here it works! Oct 12, 2004

[quote]Burrell wrote:


I just installed Adobe Acrobat 6 Professional and lost my Word 97. All other Microsoft Office programmes seemed to be allright. After uninstalling the Acrobat, the Word started functioning again. I really would like to have the Acrobat, but I definately cannot survive without Word.
/quote]


I have ever had Word 97, first Acrobat 5 and then 6 and since 2 years Windows XP, and everything works fine!


P.S. Sorry, I wasn't aware you were talking about Acrobat Professional. I have only Acrobat Reader...

[Edited at 2004-10-12 16:31]


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