Hot Dips (littlewashu) wrote,
Hot Dips
littlewashu

A long time ago ScareCrow offered up the following advice to shorten load time for pdfs. I'm putting that info here so that I can find it again later, and because you'll probably like this little tweak as well.


Make Acrobat Load Faster:

1. Open your Acrobat folder, e.g., "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader".

2. You should see 2 subfolders, plug_ins and Optional. Move everything in the plug_ins subfolder to the Optional folder except for EWH32.api, Search.api, and Search5.api. This includes all those silly plug_ins/... subfolders.

Optional extra step:

3. On really slow computers, you can also get rid of the splash screen. Run Acrobat, navigate to Edit->Preferences->Startup, and uncheck Display Splash Screen.
Tags: acrobat reader, reference
Subscribe

  • (no subject)

    Today is Thursday. Settlement on the sale of our house is Tuesday. I took the dog for a walk today, and I started to get a little emotional.

  • (no subject)

    I QUIT MY JOB!

  • The Word for World is Forest

    So it wasn't until late 2013 that I learned how amazing Ursula K. Le Guin is, and how much I adore her. I have been slow in getting through her…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 2 comments