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Installation of Acrobat Pro

These instructions are for Staff and TAs only
(TAs will require approval from PI or Depertment)

If you are Faculty Click Here

Following these instructions prior to approval creates additional steps and will result in a trial version install

Send email to systems with subject "Acrobat Pro Software Request" and include ENGR username: in body or click button below

Request License Troubleshoot

  1. Once approved it may take up to 24 hours to receive an email similar to the following.

  2. Click "Get Started" button from Email

  3. Complete your account creation. or login with your existing Adobe ID using your ENGR email

    Note: This password is not connected to your ENGR account. Create a new password.

    1. Compete account creation If you have never set up an AdobeID with your ENGR email

      Phone number is optional

    2. Use existing AdobeID This may require sending a confirmation code

  4. You should be directed to https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/acrobat-dc-downloads.html
  5. Choose download for your system or select below

  6. Follow instructions for your operating system

Operating System Instructions click below

  1. Download the zip file and copy it to any folder on your computer.

  2. Right click the .zip file you downloaded and select “Extract Here.” Extract the zip file. You will need 7zip or a similar extraction utility installed to do this

  3. Open the Acrobat_DC_Web_WWMUI Folder

  4. Open the Acrobat Folder

  5. Navigate to the Setup.exe file.

    For example if you have copied and extracted the zip file to Adobe folder on your desktop, the folder hierarchy will be:
    C:\Users\<user name>\Desktop\Acrobat_DC_Web_WWMUI\Adobe Acrobat\Setup.exe

  6. Close all Office applications including Outlook

    You may receive a notice to close other applications

  7. To start the installation, double-click the Setup.exe file.

  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

    If you receive a previous version warning, click continue

    Note: Do not run the Setup.exe file from within the installer zip file as you might encounter errors during installation.

  9. Make Acrobat the Default Application (may be prompted after first launch)

  10. Setup is complete

  11. Restart Computer

  12. Launch Adobe Acrobat DC

  13. Sign in when prompted

  1. Double-click the downloaded DMG file to mount Acrobat installer volume.

  2. Open the mounted Acrobat installer volume.

  3. Navigate to Acrobat DC installer.pkg in the volume and run it.

  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

  5. Launch Adobe Acrobat DC

  6. Sign in if prompted

  7. Make Acrobat the Default Application


For Windows For Mac OS (v10.12 and later)
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For Mac OS (v10.11 and earlier)

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