To download Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for Windows XP, go to the company's website at Adobe.com and download the compatible version for your operating system. The download page is a three-step process that requires you to pick your operating system, language and version before completing the download. The exact steps to download Adobe Acrobat depends on the program version.
Install the Microsoft KB930627 update on your computer if you do not have the update. You also need Service Pack 2 for the program to run. Prior to downloading the Adobe Acrobat program, make sure that you have at least 1.9 gigabytes of free space available on the drive you plan to install the program. Additionally, you need at least a 1.3-gigahertz processor speed and a minimum of 512 megabytes of RAM space available.
Adobe Acrobat for Windows XP is available in multiple languages outside of English, including Swedish, Spanish and Russian. You can choose to download the program in the language of your preference. Agree to the terms and conditions to download the product. After downloading Adobe Acrobat, the current version of the program allows you to use its Document Cloud feature. This feature enables you to work on a document from other computers and cellphone devices as of 2015.