How to update, repair, or re-install Adobe Reader/Acrobat?

    Asked on July 10, 2019 in QuickBooks.
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      Adobe Reader automatically detects if a new version of the software is available. The program will check for a newer version when you use either Acrobat or Reader as an application and will prompt you to install a new version when it’s available.

      How to update Adobe Reader or Acrobat

      Update automatically from the product

      Follow the given steps to update Acrobat from Adobe updater

      • Launch Adobe Reader or Acrobat.
      • Click on help and then select check for updates.

      Updating Adobe Reader from the web

      • Open Adobe Reader and choose help then select Adobe about the Reader and note down your Adobe version.
      • Go to the Adobe Reader download page where the web page will automatically detect your operating system and Reader version.
      • If there is any new version available the web page will indicate it.
      • Click on to install now.
      • Click on the downloaded file and follow the instructions.

      How to repair Adobe Reader or Acrobat

      Even after updating Adobe to its latest version you are facing the same issues you need to repair the Adobe Reader.

      Follow the given steps to repair Adobe Acrobat

      • Close Adobe Acrobat and open web browser windows.
      • Click on the start button at located at the bottom left of your screen.
      • Type control panel in the search section and press enter.
      • Select programs and features.
      • Now select Adobe Acrobat then click uninstall or change.
      • Go to the setup dialogue box select next.
      • Choose repair then next.
      • Select install.
      • Once the process will be completed select finished.
      • Now restart your computer.
      • Again log back into QuickBooks online then try to print.

      If Adobe Acrobat/Reader is not working even after the above process then it may be necessary to uninstall or reinstall Adobe Acrobat/Reader.

       How to uninstall Adobe Reader/Acrobat

      Do not uninstall Acrobat professional because it is not a free program like Adobe Reader unless you have the DVD or the installation download and product key or the serial number from Adobe to reinstall it.

      • Close Adobe Acrobat and open web browser windows.
      • Click on the start button at located at the bottom left of your screen.
      • Type control panel in the search section and press enter.
      • Select programs and features.
      • Now select Adobe Acrobat then click uninstall or change.
      • Select yes to confirm.

      How to re-install Acrobat Professional

      To reinstall Acrobat Professional, you can use the DVD or the installation download you received from Adobe. To reinstall Adobe Reader, visit https://get.Adobe.com/Reader/.

      When done, log back into your QuickBooks Online company, then try to print.

      Answered on July 10, 2019.
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        How to repair Adobe Reader/Acrobat

        If you’ve updated to the latest version of Adobe Reader/Acrobat and it hasn’t fixed the problem, you’ll need to repair your Adobe installation. Close Acrobat/Reader and all open web browser windows.

        Select the Start button at the bottom left of your screen. Type Control Panel, then press Enter. Select Programs and Features. Select Acrobat or Adobe Reader, then Uninstall/Change. In the Setup dialog box, select Next. Select Repair, then Next.

        Select Install.

        When the process is complete, select Finish. Restart your computer.

        Log back into QuickBooks Online, then try to print.

        Hope this helps!

        Answered on August 30, 2019.
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