I don't know about incompatibility with Win 98 but I have had problems with
Acrobat version 5 not being able to read pdf files at web sites. When I
re-installed version 4.5 everything worked perfectly again. I am using
I suspect version 5 is not fully backward compatible when it comes to
reading files created in earlier versions.
I am not the only one who has had this experience. Adobe do seem to have
made a bit of a hash of their upgrade this time.
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From: "Rod Neep" <rod.neep(a)archivecdbooks.org>
Sent: Saturday, May 25, 2002 3:57 PM
Subject: [Dyfed] [CDBOOKS-NEWS] Acrobat reader 5.0
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In article <000b01c2032c$7d340240$a14d01d5@barber>, Antony Barber
>I have recently had occasion to reinstall Windows 98, so I thought "Why
>the same time install the latest version of Acrobat Reader 5.0,
>site?" I did this and I can read all the Archive disks OK,
but the Find
>(either on the tool bar or using the little binoculars icon) no
>it appears to be searching the file but gives no results, whereas
>Version 4 worked perfectly. Is there any incompatibility between
>Adobe 5.0 that anyone knows about, or have I missed something?
>had this difficulty?