I just downloaded Adobe Reader X. I saved the file to my documents. As i tried to do the install i get a window that say " only a single instance of this application can run". The same message appears if i try and install an older version as well. as of right now i don't have a PDF reader and can't install one. Any thoughts?
You may want to try the following:
Run this fix from Microsoft: http://support.microsoft.com/mats/Program_Install_and_Uninstall
Uninstall Reader using Add/Remove Programs
If you want to reinstall Reader, download it from http://get.adobe.com/reader/direct/
thanks Claudio, but that didn't work. and i did uninstall reader and tried to install it but this is where the problem occurs. i downloaded the current version and tried to install but i get that message that i mentioned before. need to try something else.
You mean, the MS fix didn't work for you? Then you may want to try the Microsoft Windows Intaller Cleanup Utility, no longer offered or reccomended by MS, but still available at sites such as