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Internet explorer stops working with pdf file [Solved/Closed]

lost - Latest answer on Jul 2, 2013 04:36PM
each time I try to download a pdf file from the internet, I have the following message:
internet explorer has stopped working. a problem caused the program to stop working correctly. windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available.
Therefore, there is no solution available but to go back to my home page or to the website itself and in this case, I will encounter the same problem.
this only happens when I try to download a pdf file from websites on the internet.
Plz tell me what can I do? I need to download a file urgently!
btw, I have windows 7.
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Hello lost,

1. Are you able to open PDF files on other browsers?

2. Is this a new problem? When did it start?

One thing you can try is to configure the browser to use Acrobat or Adobe Reader as a helper application. To do this, follow these steps:

A. Close your web browser.

B. Start Acrobat or Adobe Reader.

C. Choose Edit > Preferences.

D. Select Internet in the list on the left.

E. Uncheck "Display PDF in Browser", and click OK.

F. Restart Internet explorer.

Here's what Adobe has to say about this problem. Have a read through it and see if any of these solutions help -

Hope this helps!

IE Outreach Team

Nazeer- Mar 25, 2013 08:15AM
Hi ,
On My adobe reader, Display PDF in browser option is grayed out..

Please advice.
cooltoon- Apr 17, 2013 04:01AM
Thanks Cassandra ! problem solved...
lala- Apr 23, 2013 06:55AM
Your awesome!
face- Apr 29, 2013 03:36PM
I am so very happy I found you today cause my problem is now resolved... thanks a million
Fawaz- Jul 2, 2013 04:36PM
Cool!! This worked for me...
Salute you Cassandra !!
moins plus
Thanks so much!! I was having the same problem today and now it's fixed!!

Anita- Oct 25, 2010 04:51PM
You are a star. I had the same problem and your easy to follow instructions worked. Spot on. Thank you very much.
Tdiet- Apr 7, 2011 04:53PM
Thank you very much! That fixed a the problem and it has been driving me nuts!
moins plus
Tried your suggestion, and it worked like a charm! Thanks so much for your help.

moins plus
Thanks for this post. I will try that.

moins plus
You just made my day worth it...thanks man (It worked smoothly).

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