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Adobe taking long time to load and when i try to click on it from the start menu it says the patch is not working

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Re-install the patch. if that fails, use add/remove to remove the program and then get the latest reader form adobe.
or you can try tghis other reader

http://www.download.com/Foxit-Reader/3000-2079_4-10313206.html

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