Adobe Reader 8.0 Removal Instruction: How to Fully Uninstall Adobe Reader 8.0 with Max Uninstaller
Many people reported that Adobe Reader 8.0 is hard to be removed from their computer as they are continually getting different kinds of uninstall error messages. Normally this program can be uninstalled through the Windows build-in Add/Remove applet, however, if Adobe Reader 8.0 was not fully installed previously or there were damaged files contained in the Adobe Reader 8.0 directory, then the build-in uninstaller of Adobe Reader 8.0 will probably not work as they should, another possibility is that you may not find the Adobe Reader 8.0 program in the Add/Remove Programs list so that you are not able to perform the uninstall action.
If you are having trouble with uninstalling Adobe Reader 8.0, here is the detailed Adobe Reader 8.0 removal instruction that might help you.
Method 1 – The Normal Way to Uninstall Adobe Reader 8.0 With Add/Remove Program
Before you start, it is recommended that you run a full virus scan to check whether there is any virus infection going on in your computer. If you believe the installation of Adobe Reader 8.0 were complete and correct, and no file damaged by virus/spyware, then follow the below steps to proceed.
To use the build-in uninstaller of Adobe Reader 8.0:
- Go to Start > Control Panel.
- Double click Add/Remove
- Locate Adobe Reader 8.0 in the program list and select it.
- Click the “Remove” button, follow the on screen instruction to uninstall Adobe Reader 8.0
(Note1: If your Adobe Reader 8.0 was installed from the Creative Suite CD/DVDs, then select Creative Suite first, then click Remove. Follow the on-screen instructions to remove the Adobe Reader 8.0 component.)
(Note2: during the uninstall process, you will be prompted to remove, keep, or transfer the activation, if you want to reinstall Adobe Reader 8.0 in the same computer, then select the “Keep” option, otherwise you will be asked to reactivate it)
Method 2 – Uninstall Adobe Reader 8.0 With Max Uninstaller
Please be informed that, the above uninstall step can not assure you a 100% clean removal as it is unable to remove the leftover (hidden files, registry keys/values, etc) of Adobe Reader 8.0. If you want to completely uninstall Adobe Reader 8.0 or you encountered error messages while performing the above uninstall steps, we recommend you to use professional program uninstaller software – Max Uninstaller, which is the ultimate solution do deal with any possible situation in uninstalling any unwanted software/program/application. This program is extremely easy to handle, simply follow the below steps:
Please click the button to download Max Uninstaller first
Step 1: Double click Max Uninstaller icon and follow the instruction to install it in your computer.
Step 2: Launch Max Uninstaller, check Adobe Reader 8.0 on the right hand list. Press “Run Analysis”
Step 3: Max Uninstaller will review uninstall program files and associated registry entries. Click Complete Uninstall to start the program uninstall process.
Step 4: Click Yes to start Adobe Reader 8.0 uninstall.
Step 5: Wait for the standard Adobe Reader 8.0 uninstall completed. Click Scan Leftovers.
Step 6: Max Uninstaller will conduct a full scan on your computer for a few minutes. When it finish scanning, click Delete Leftovers to thoroughly remove Adobe Reader 8.0 and remove its leftovers.
Step7: Max Uninstaller has now fully uninstall Adobe Reader 8.0 and deleted all the related files and extensions.
Click OK to finish and now Adobe Reader 8.0 is totally uninstalled and removed from your PC.