cannot download latest version of Adobe Reader. Error 1606 'cannot access %APPDATA%

Am unable to read pdfs - when trying to download newest version of Adobe Reader, error 1606 comes up 'cannot access file %APPDATA%

Dana Vero

3 Answers

Hi Dana,

This Adobe Knowledge Base article discusses the 1606 error ( scroll down to the table of errors, and also includes a link to a page with specific info on the 1606 error and suggested way to fix it-

Hope this helps,

WindJack Solutions

Dimitri Munkirs   

An additional resource is the Installation / Update U2U Forum at:

Be well...

David Austin   

Please go to
Download and install the Microsoft Fix it 50356
Then try downloading and installing Adobe Reader

Anoop Narayanan   

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