I have a very old laptop. It runs windows XP-32, with Service Pack 3 loaded on it (and those are the only numbers I know connected to my computer). I run Flashplayer 11 and Java 7.11 on it. my Internet connection is Internet explorer. It cannot run chrome without crashing and firefox runs very slow. I have the standard Windows essentials anti-virus and firewall. IT does not have a Wi-Fi card in it and only 2 USB ports, which are both first generation and so have a slow data transfer rates.
I do run disk cleanup and defrag often as well as the anti-virus after each Internet session.
That should give you an idea of the specs on my poor old laptop.
Now to the problem:
I cannot download and install any version of Adobe reader. I have gone back all the way to Adobe Reader 6 and still get the same message.
"Adobe Reader cannot compete its installation. please refer to the minimum system requirements.
Go to adobe.com/go/reader_system_regs. Error code 150105."
I could not access that webpage. I cannot find that error code.
Funny thing is, one of my electronic devices I bought came with Adobe Reader 7 on a CD-rom, and that installed just fine But it won't download the upgrades.
I am at a loss. I need a PDF reader.
What is going on with my poor computer?
What do I need to do to my computer to allow me to download and install Adobe Reader XI?
I suggest that you download and run the Acrobat Cleaner Tool http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/acrobatcleaner.html
Next download and run the offline installer from http://get.adobe.com/reader/enterprise/ - all availabel Reader versions 9.5, 10.1, and 11.0 should run fine on Windows XP.
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