Whenever I try to install an upgrade I get a message saying Adobe 7.0 is using the files please delete and try again.
There is no program named 'Adobe 7.0'. What is the exact message?
I get a message saying "Some files that are needed are already in use. Then in a box below that it says : The application below is using files that are needed please close this application and retry then the application is listed as Adobe 7.0
Assuming you mean Adobe Reader, you may want to try the following.
Remove all traces of Reader (not only the program) from your system using the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility. This is no longer supported by Microsoft because it can produce problems with Win 7, but you can still download it from from places like
Then, download the Reader installer from
and perform a clean install.