You definitely don't need to uninstall FM7 to install the FM8 trial. In the dialog that asks for the serial number *should* be an option to choose the "30 Day Trial" which doesn't need a serial number. It's right below the serial number fields .. run it again and see if you missed it.
...scott menchin_elaine at emc.com wrote: > I'm attempting to download and install the free trial version of > Framemaker 8 from the Adobe website. It downloads fine but during the > install process I am asked for a serial number. I don't have one since > this is a trial version. The Adobe support person I contacted first > suggested re-downloading the sw (didn't help, the same thing happened), > then said that I cannot run the trial of Frame 8 without first removing > Frame 7 from my system. This isn't an option; we do our documentation > work in Frame 7 here. I just wanted to evaluate Frame 8's conditional > text features to see if we want to upgrade. Does this ring true - do I > really need to remove Frame 7 to evaluate Frame 8? > > > >