▷ Solution to install Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Solution to install Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

If you are installing Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for the first time, or simply because you had to format your PC, you are likely to encounter the error " A newer version has already been installed ". 

Even if you do not have the program installed, this is usually a common error during installation, which is why we will see how to solve the error of the installation of Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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Adobe Acrobat Reader solution for failed installation

In this article we are going to highlight some solutions to install Adobe Acrobat Reader DC applying some computing methods that not even Adobe support usually provides when requesting a solution.

Install Adobe Acrobat Reader DC solution 1

If you encountered the installation error or the message "A newer version has already been installed", before trying again by running the installation software, follow the steps below:

  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Go to View-> Options-> Change folder and search options-> View.
  3. Enable the Show hidden files, folders, and drives option . Then click OK.
  4. Go to the following folder or path C: \ ProgramData \ Adobe \ Setup \ {AC76BA86-7AD7-1034-7B44-AC0F074E4100}.
  5. You will find a file called AcroRead.msi that simply when you run it will install the program.

That way you can install the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC program . If this method doesn't work, try the next solution.

Install Adobe Acrobat Reader DC solution 2

To install Adobe Reader with this method , we will have to access the Adobe FTP server from the web browser. 

To do this, you just have to enter the following link for the  32 Bit version and inside you will find a lot of folders.

Each one of this folder contains different versions of the Adobe Reader software along with its release date and in most of them we can find the complete program to download and in different languages.

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Remember that these versions are for 32 Bit Windows , if it does not contain an executable file " AcroRdrDCxxES.exe ", and instead you find a " .msi ", it is also valid to download and install on your PC.

If you have 64 Bit Windows , you can download Acrobat Adobe Reader by accessing  THIS LINK.

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