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    Is Adobe Reader Safe To Use Or Is It Scum?

    I think Adobe Reader is a really good program which i mainly use for PDF files. But i have noticed what a resource hog it is and is it safe? And as i am doing a clean instal i'm wondering should i reinstal it or is there another program simular to it?
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    What do you mean by "Safe" ?
    If you mean spyware free, afaik, its fine.
    Its one of Adobes biggest money makers, i doubt they would risk installing spyware with it.
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    it's very resource intensive. you can install ghostview to read .pdf instead.

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    Thanks for your help fella's!
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