The Proper way to install Adobe Reader Updates

I work on computers for a living.  I also love to teach as I am working on someone’s computer.

Now that that is out of the way, allow me to share one of the most common gaffes I see on a daily basis.

Adobe Acrobat is free.  Still, they have bills to pay thus Adobe gets paid when you install little free apps such as McAfee Security and Intel True Key.  Nothing wrong with McAfee Security and Intel True Key – I simply see little value is either of these free apps – I have been using AVG Antivirus for the past twenty years.

So, when installing or updating Adobe Acrobat Reader, I like to ‘uncheck’ these two boxes:

Once I have unchecked these two little boxes, I click ‘Install Now’ and follow the prompts.

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