I have never understood why software vendors release free patches that are NOT cumulative in proportion to the licensed base version.
Today, where almost everyone has broadband Internet connections and is able to download huge data amounts, it seem a little narrow-sighted to release "small" executable "patchers" that change the currently installed executable "image" of certain application components, rather than simply letting us uninstall, preserve our settings AND license activation, and then just re-install the new version. The Adobe Updater generally works quite OK, but it has its problems with users hidden behind enterprise firewalls. Hence, to honor users living in an environment where the Adobe Updater does not work, Adobe should release new installers that catch up the new stuff AND perform a full install, so you DON'T need to install the base version, then patch 1, then patch 2, then patch 3 etc., which is a complete waste of time for everyone. Separate installers that install the complete, most recent version - i.e. cumulative in all aspects in proportion to the licensed base version - should in my opinion be made available to all registered licensees without regard to limitations in the Adobe Updater. Best regards / Med venlig hilsen Jacob Sch?ffer? |? Chief Developer ---------------------------------- Grafikhuset (House of Graphics) Paradis All? 22, Raml?se DK-3200 Helsinge, Denmark Phone: +45 4439 4400 Email: js-dot-at at at-dot-grafikhuset.dk Web: www.grafikhuset.net