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Windows 7: Big Changes for Next Version of Adobe Reader

20 Jul 2010   #1
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 
Big Changes for Next Version of Adobe Reader

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Adobe Systems Inc. today announced that it will harden the next version of its popular Reader PDF viewer, a frequent target of attacks, by adding "sandboxing" technology to the software. Sandboxing, perhaps best known for its use in Google Inc.'s Chrome browser, isolates processes from one another and the rest of the machine, preventing or hindering malicious code from escaping an application to wreak havoc or infect the computer.
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It was only a matter of time. In this day of increasingly sophisticated attacks and also multithreaded processors that better handle computations.


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20 Jul 2010   #2
G1LLY

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Sounds good, but I feel Adobe Reader is too bloated these days.

I use the excellent & free Nitro PDF Reader which is currently still in beta but works great.
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20 Jul 2010   #3
JonM33

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

No thanks. I am using Evince for Windows myself.

Evince – Simply a document viewer
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20 Jul 2010   #4
Klaw117

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Being a huge advocate of 64-bit software, I went for PDF-XChange Viewer. Sorry Adobe, but I won't be going back to Adobe Reader anytime soon.
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21 Jul 2010   #5
24c

Win7 x64 Ult
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Klaw117 View Post
Being a huge advocate of 64-bit software, I went for PDF-XChange Viewer. Sorry Adobe, but I won't be going back to Adobe Reader anytime soon.
Thanks for the tip, just d/l the 64 bit version.
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