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:
When I disable a pdf opening in Internet Explorer, my computer still attempts to do that. Also saving files, it wants to view the saved file in IE. How do I stop this and get the actual Adobe software to work??? I am not a computer expert, you are going to have to tell me where to put the registery info. I don't see "reg file/commad line /GPO. Need more info please.