Great hint. The number of problems with adobe updater has just been reduced by one. 1,653,453,245 to go.
John C. Welch on the Adobe installer (up to CS4): > There's no reason to overcomplicate it to where your uninstall scripts have to include Python 2.5 IN ITS ENTIRETY so you can uninstall on fucking Mac OS X 10.4. Again, think about this...you have to include a major language framework so that you can UNINSTALL PROGRAMS. The fact this passed the laugh test shows how far up your asses your heads are.
How to prevent Adobe Reader 8 from reinstalling its junk on every launch after you cleaned it up.
I just installed Adobe Reader 8 on my mac mini. It was an even more convoluted process than I thought it would be, and I was not optimistic.
Launch Adobe Reader; Adobe Reader displays a dialogue where four updates are available: versions 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3 and some useless additional languages. Select the three useful updates; Click "Update;" The Adobe Updater downloads all three updates and requires you...