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Jan 20, 2021 Jan 20, 2021

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The Acrobat/Acrobat Reader plug-in for web browsers relies on the cross-platform plug-in architecture NPAPI, which had been supported by all major web browsers for over a decade. The following browsers have dropped support for NPAPI, and therefore Acrobat/Acrobat Reader plug-in does not work on these browsers anymore to display the PDF.

 

  • Mozilla Firefox (v52 and above)
  • Google Chrome (September 2015 release onwards)
  • Apple Safari (v12 and above)
  • Microsoft Edge

 

For more information, see Change in support for Acrobat and Reader plug-ins in modern web browsers.

 

Supported Web browser: Internet Explorer.

Follow the steps below to configure Internet Explorer to use the Acrobat/Acrobat Reader plugin for viewing PDFs:

  1. Open Internet Explorer, and choose Tools > Manage Add-ons.
  2. Under Add-on Types, select Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. In the Show menu, select All Add-ons.

 

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4- In the list of add-ons, select Adobe PDF Reader.

 

Note:

If you do not see the Adobe PDF Reader add-on, try the other options on the menu. For example, on some systems, the add-on appears when you select Run Without Permission.

 

5- Click the Enable or Disable button (it toggles depending on the status of the selected add-on):

Enable sets the Adobe PDF Reader add-on to open PDFs in the browser.

Disable turns off the add-on so it does not open PDFs in the browser.

 

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For more information, see the Internet Explorer help topic Manage add-ons in Internet Explorer.

 

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