Adobe Air: Application descriptor could not be found

  Pineman100 18:04 16 Dec 13
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My son-in-law's elderly Dell Inspiron 1525 runs Windows Vista. Recently, whenever Windows starts and the desktop has finished coming up, he always gets an error report as follows:-

"Adobe Air. The application descriptor could not be found for this application. Try re-installing or contacting the publisher for assistance."

After I've clicked OK to this report, the computer appears to run normally.

I have downloaded and re-installed Adobe Air - the problem still occurs. I have googled the error report, but I don't understand the answers that I'm getting.

Can anyone please explain how to get rid of this error?

  Graphicool1 18:36 16 Dec 13

Hi Pineman100

When you say you reinstalled, do you mean you installed the programme over itself. Or did you uninstall it first and then do a clean install? That's the way I would go.

  Pineman100 19:15 16 Dec 13

Thanks for responding Graphicool1.

I reinstalled Air over the top of itself. I will, as you recommend, install it again, but uninstall it first. This will now have to be tomorrow.

Thanks for your advice. I'll report back!

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