Adobe Reader Installation for Windows 95/98 Users


 

Instructions for Windows 95/98 users

Please Print and follow these instructions:

  1. Uninstall any previous versions of Adobe Acrobat Reader that you have on your computer.
  2. Exit from all programs other than your browser.
  3. Point your browser to http://www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html
  4. Scroll down the page until you see the three steps required to download the reader.
  5. Enter your email address under the column labelled "2".
  6. Click on "Download" at the bottom of the column labelled "3".
  7. You will see a screen labelled "Adobe" in the upper lefthand corner.  Wait a few seconds and you will see a "Save As" screen.
  8. If the word "Desktop" is not listed to the right of "Save in", choose the "Desktop" by clicking on the arrow of the "drop down menu" to the right of "Save in".
  9. Write down the name of the file contained in the "File name" box.
  10. Click on "Save".
  11. After download is complete, close your Internet browser.
  12. On your desktop, you will find an icon corresponding to the file you just downloaded.  Double-click on that icon.
  13. Click on the appropriate "Agree", "Next", and "Ok" buttons as the installation proceeds.
  14. At the end of this process you will be asked to authorize re-starting your computer.  Authorize it.
  15. When your computer restarts, right-click on the icon corresponding to the installation file.  Be sure to right-click, not left-click.
  16. Select "Delete", then "Yes"
  17. Start your browser back up, point to http://www.gwu.edu/~facsen and you should be all set.
  18. If you have further questions, call the GW Help Desk at 4-6139.