Solved

every time I try to open an adobe pdf I get an adobe error then IE crashes

Posted on 2013-01-30
2
425 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-30
every time I try to open an adobe pdf I get an adobe error then IE crashes. I have tried the following:

* Downrgraded to IE8 with Adobe 9 pro
* Upgraded to Adobe X standard with IE8
* Upgraded to IE9 with Adobe X
0
Comment
Question by:ID10Tz
2 Comments
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
IT_Crowd earned 500 total points
ID: 38835905
Have you tried going into (within Adobe Reader/Pro) Edit|Preferences|Internet and unticking the box that says "Show PDF in Browser" ?
0
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:captain
ID: 38835999
I guess with trying that many combinations you now know that it is not related to browser or Adobe.

My feeling is that this is related to some AV or internet security product blocking the plug-in.

Try IT_crowd's suggestion to force the PDF to be opened in Acrobat outside of the browser. If that fails too, disable the auto updater for Acrobat.

But in general I would disable you IS or AV software temporarily first to see if that makes a difference.
0

Featured Post

Is Your AD Toolbox Looking More Like a Toybox?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

*Adobe Acrobat 9 was used for this article. Particular steps may vary depending on software versions. 1. Create a framework of your form in Word, leaving space where you’d ultimately like the Adobe fields to appear.  (Note: I use the blank lines …
The Adobe PDF proprietary file format is recognized as secure and formulated. But these PDF files are also prone to corruption and any external threat like virus attacks, improper storage can hit PDF file integrity.This type of damages can make cruc…
In this video, we show how to perform Bates Numbering/Stamping of PDF documents using Power PDF Advanced, the newest product from the Document Imaging division of Nuance Communications. There are two editions of Power PDF — Standard and Advanced. Th…
In this sixth video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFtoPNG utility, which converts a multi-page PDF file to separate color, grayscale, or monochrome PNG files, creating one PNG file for each page in the PDF. It does this via a c…

803 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question