Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: is pdf reader bloatware?

05 Dec 2011   #1
fluidmotion

Win7 Starter 32 bits
 
 
is pdf reader bloatware?

Is pdf reader bloatware?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
05 Dec 2011   #2
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

I take it you mean Adobe PDF reader. There are better ones Foxit for instance is the one I prefer. Secure PDF Reader
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Dec 2011   #3
nikosawolfie

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
I take it you mean Adobe PDF reader. There are better ones Foxit for instance is the one I prefer. Secure PDF Reader
Foxit is great, so much faster than Adobe garbage.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

05 Dec 2011   #4
Corazon

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

Huge +1!

Adobe...*shudder*...a prime example of bloatware that's lost sight of its primary purpose, to be a simple PDF reader. I consider it what I call tentacleware: too many fingers in the OS and folders all over the place.

Foxit is still awesome to this day :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Dec 2011   #5
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corazon View Post
Huge +1!

Adobe...*shudder*...a prime example of bloatware that's lost sight of its primary purpose, to be a simple PDF reader. I consider it what I call tentacleware: too many fingers in the OS and folders all over the place.

Foxit is still awesome to this day :)
Oh yes.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 is pdf reader bloatware?




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
How to lock a pdf to a certain pdf reader ignoring default pdf reader
Hi All, I have my default pdf reader set for PDF-Exchange Editor because it has extra editing tools without extra cost. But I have one pdf document that absolutely needs to come up in Adobe Acrobat. Is there any way to lock this one document to Adobe Acrobat and disregard the default pdf reader?...
General Discussion
Found generic reader for SD card in 19in 1multi reader AWOL
I have tried to download some pictures to my Dell Inspiron MT560 from an SD card, using the in-built multi card reader. The reader did not recognise the card and after several attempts I viewed the properties in Device Manager. For some reason, although drivers for other cards appear, that for the...
Drivers
Bloatware?
New term to me. What is it? How do I learn if I have it? My HP machine is same age as 1st official release of Windows 7 64bit Home Prem. Have added a lot of 3rd party apps, some light (MPC, Winamp, Rocketdock, etc.) some heavy (Photoshop, Autocad), overall runs ok. -thnx
Software
Bloatware...what is it?
Hello, I planned a fresh clean install of Win 7 Pro 64 bits in my Tecra R840 after receiving the new Plextor M5Pro ssd! Since, after the BSOD last week, I have no apps (office, photoshop, etc..that I had before) in it, I'm doing experiments (untill I will receive the ne ssd). I work in a...
Installation & Setup
What is bloatware
There is often a mention of so called "Bloatware" the comes with OEM installation. But what is bloatware as per your definition - I am sure we will get as many definitions as we get posting. 1. Let me first tell you what i consider as bloatware and what I delete immediately: 1.1. All games...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:23.
Twitter Facebook Google+