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Twice I had to reinstall because Adobe 9 installed for a second time without me requesting or being asked to. There is a Adobe folder and an Adobe(2) folder. Installed were Adobe.com; AIS; Reader 9 and Active X. The system crashes. I can't do anything. In safe mode, can't uninstall or system restore. Can't click on anything in regular environment.

Not only will I start looking for alternative pdf reader, and if I can't view a site without active X so be it. But if I do decide to re-install Adobe, HOW DO I CONFIGURE IT TO NOT UPDATE AUTOMATICALLY????

Day and a half to re-install everything.

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In my personal experience adobe has been second best to Foxit. I don't have an exact answer for the adobe part of your problem but I can help you out finding an alternative PDF viewer. http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/

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