IE 8 won't open Adobe files

I recently downloaded Internet Explorer 8, and I have Adobe Reader 9   Now, when I try to download a pdf file, I get the box 'do you want to open or save'.  I click on open and nothing happens.  The same box pops up, over and over again. I can save the document to Adobe and then go read it.  This just started happening with I downloaded I E 8.

Is there a fix?  Thanks! 

 

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Last updated October 18, 2018 Views 17,226 Applies to:
Answer
  • Try opening Adobe Reader separately.
  • If it opens ok, click on the Edit menu and select Preferences.
  • Select the Internet category and make sure "Display PDF in Browser" and the other items are checked.
  • You can also try Help/Repair Adobe Reader Installation, in Adobe Reader.
  • If this does not work, download the latest version of Adobe Reader and install it:  http://get.adobe.com/reader/.
  • See also:  http://www.adobe.com/support/reader/.

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