Multiple User Program Access in Windows XP Home

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Multiple User Program Access in Windows XP Home

Postby Steve » Mon, 03 Nov 2003 13:18:32 GMT

As the administrator, I successfully dowloaded and 
installed Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0 on my own log-in on a 
multiple user "Windows XP Home" system, in "C:\Program 
Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\", but I am unable to set up 
access to the program from the other users log-ins.

I tried dragging the "Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\" program/files 
to "Shared Documents" and setting up short-cut(s) on the 
other XP users Desktops to launch the program from there, 
but all I get when I try to launch the program from the 
short-cut on the Desktop, or from their "Programs" 
profile, is a "Microsoft Journal Viewer" Dialog Box 
message that "The feature you are trying to use is on a 
network resource that is unavailable. Click OK to try 
again, or enter an alternate path to a folder containing 
the installation package 'Microsoft Journal Viewer.msi' 
in the box below ... Use Feature from:" ... which I 
cannot locate to run/install/launch the program, and I 
have to terminate the above Dialog Box by launching the 
Task Manager, and ending the program. It won't respond 
properly to the "Cancel" buttons.

I've tried to find the answer in the Windows XP "Help" 
files, and I've tried all the other locations I can think 
of to point the short-cuts to, to launch the program, but 
I am unable to figure this out.

Can anyone help me?

Thank you.

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