After I have upgraded to Adobe Reader XI, I not longer can find the checkbox under settings>Internet, where I can disable that Adobe Reader XI viewing PDF-files in my browser.
If I instead press on the button, I can see in the dialog box Adobe refers to an article there give me instruction to turn off the viewing of PDF-files via my browser settings. When I follow these instructions, I can see that the plug-in to Adobe is disabled when I not viewing PDF-files in my browser, and enabled when I viewing PDF-files in my browser.
My operating system is Windows 7 64-bit, and my browser is Internet Explorer 8.
Please refer to this link : http://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/display-pdf-browser-acrobat-xi.ht ml
I have read the article, but I can still not find the plugin I should
disable in Internet Explorer 8.
If I see a PDF-file in my browser, I can select and disable a plugin called
PDF Adobe Reader, but next time I open Internet Explorer 8, I not can see
Another method is between the guide for accessibility
(edit>Accessibility>Setup Assistant. On screen number 4, you can find the
Since I am blind, I can find the assistant.
For my interessting, it is possible for sighted users of Adobe Reader to
find the same assistant?
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Please try the following steps to disable Adobe Reader browser plug-in in IE8:
1. Launch IE8
2. Click on Tools menu > Manage Add-ons
3. Select "Toolbars and Extensions" under "Add-on Types"
4. Select "Run without permission" from the drop-down menu under "Show"
5. Select ""Adobe PDF Reader"
6. Click on the "Disable" button
7. Click on "Close" button to dismiss the "View and Manage your Internet Explorer add-ons" dialog
If you follow Adobe instructions, they just advise to disable the IE PDF add-on.
Some PC’s we have found still open in a browser even when the PDF browser add-on is disabled.
Disabling using Adobe Reader Accessibility assitant fixed the problem.
FYI – If you want to push this setting via a reg file/command line/GPO I found the registry key which needs to be created:
reg add “HKCU\Software\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\11.0\Originals” /v bBrowserIntegration /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
or using a .reg file: