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which actual installer file to link to when distributing adobe reader

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I am in the process of getting a license to distribute adobe reader for an application i am producing. Within this application i can program to RUN a file, / or setup program (but to my knowledge, only run one, so
what i need to know is this :

Observe the diagrams below (i know some are for adobe air )
so which file do i need to link to - as you will see there are 2 SETUP files - im guessing its one of them
but which one !


Adobe-Reader-9.jpg
Adobe-Reader-9-Installer-files.jpg
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Hi

only include the files int the Reader9 folder and link to the setup.exe enclosed.

There is no need to include all the Air package if you don't need it or you don't want the license.

hth
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So are you saying that the setup.exe outside of the reader 9 folder is NOT needed
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To my knowledge this is only the front end where you can select whether you want to install air too. If you only need the barebone Reader installation then the setup in the R9 folder should suffice.

Adobe include AIR in the reader download nowadays, it does not do harm to include it but then you may as well include the wrapped installer:
http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html

You should however test your final master to make sure it all installs OK.

hth
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