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Subject:Re: Adobe app munged JAVA_HOME on Windows From:Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> To:TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:02:42 -0800
Second prize: two copies of TCS5.
On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 12:15 PM, Mark Giffin <mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
> I have an amusing addendum to this thread. I had mentioned how FrameMaker
> once silently removed my installation of Adobe Acrobat. I'll add that I
> could not re-install Acrobat because my copy used a telephone registration
> method that Adobe stopped supporting. I was so pissed about this that I
> refused to buy Acrobat for years.
> But a few days ago I was lucky enough to WIN a copy of Adobe Technical
> Communication Suite 5 in a raffle, and it includes the latest version of
> Adobe Acrobat. So I am made whole! And now I know that Adobe smiles down
> upon me, and I will never say anything bad about them again!
> Mark Giffin
> On 1/7/2015 3:37 PM, Mark Giffin wrote:
>> That's very bad program behavior. A couple years ago I installed an
>> evaluation copy of Adobe FrameMaker 10, and it uninstalled my very old (but
>> legal and still useful) version of Adobe Acrobat Pro. It did this without
>> asking me or mentioning it. Bizarre.
>> On 1/7/2015 2:21 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:
>>> A Java app wouldn't run today, when I checked the environment
>>> variables some Adobe app I installed and uninstalled apparently
>>> changed JAVA_HOME to a now-missing JRE that was in a CS5 ProgramData
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