Re: Upgrading Acrobat without messing up Word

Subject: Re: Upgrading Acrobat without messing up Word
From: "Jonathan West" <jwest -at- mvps -dot- org>
To: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2007 13:21:16 +0000

On 30/11/2007, Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> wrote:
> Running Word 2003 under Windows XP Pro SP2. Acrobat 6.0.6 Standard
> currently installed, just received the upgrade for Acrobat 8 Standard.
> Has anyone seen this upgrade mess with Word settings? If so, how can
> this best be prevented or mitigated?

The key point is that Acrobat 8 doesn't use the PDFMaker
functinality is by means of a COM add-in. So do an install, and then
make sure that is no longer loaded, and then close Word,
rename and restart Word, knowing that old changes to it
made by Acrobat 6 are no longer present.

Jonathan West

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