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RE: Missed an update.


To properly cleanup your system do the following:

(1) Totally uninstall Distiller 5.0. Reboot.
Manually remove any directory of the form
"x:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\" if one still exists.

(2) Totally uninstall Acrobat 6.0 Professional. Reboot.
Manually remove any directory of the form
"x:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\" if one still exists.

(3) Fully reinstall Acrobat 6.0 Pro.

(4) Make sure you have ALL the FrameMaker 7.0 updates installed
(in order, of course) or else you will not be able to use 
"save as PDF". The most recent FrameMaker 7.0 update provided
code that recognizes either Acrobat 5.0.5 OR Acrobat 6 and the
"Acrobat Distiller" or "Adobe PDF" PostScript driver instances,

        - Dov

At 8/13/2003 01:44 PM, Ed Treijs wrote:
>> (1) The "cancel out of FrameMaker installation" hackery associated
>> with installation of the bundled Distiller ended with FrameMaker 7,
>> thank goodness. "We" got our point across to the FrameMaker 7 team
>> (and surprisingly enough, also the PageMaker 7 team -- PageMaker
>> had the same problem) that the primary product installer should not
>> bunnystomp all over the user's system. The bundled Distiller 5.0.5
>> installer now must be run separately IF the user wants or needs to
>> run it.
>While I was gone, we upgraded to Frame 7.0 and Acrobat Professional 6.0.
>The IT person uninstalled our old Frame 5.5.6 and Acrobat 4.0.5 and deleted
>their directories.
>When he installed Frame 7 and Acrobat 6, and declined to install Distiller 5
>from the Frame 7 package, he noticed that the "Acrobat Distiller" printer
>was not present.  (The installers did notice if there were older/newer
>versions of Distiller present.)
>It seems that the printer instance for producing PDF using Distiller 6.0 is
>now "Adobe PDF" printer--he did not know that.
>To get the "Acrobat Distiller" printer to appear, he installed Distiller 5.0
>as well.  So on my system, I have Distiller 5.0 and Acrobat Professional 6.0
>(including Distiller 6.0).  The installation order was usually Frame 7
>before Professional 6, but there were exceptions.
>How bad is this dual install?
>Can we just uninstall Distiller 5.0?  Or do we need to uninstall the whole
>shooting match?
>Final question:  when you "Save as PDF" in Frame 7.0, does it matter which
>printer instance you have selected as your printer?
>Ed (lots to learn) Treijs

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