How do I remove an invalid Adobe plug-in?

Getting an error message when I try to download documents with Adobe Reader. Message says "Adobe Reader: Invalid plug-in detected. Adobe Reader will quit." Also get the following message: "AcroRd32.exe --Application error"  Where can I go to remove the plug-in or load the correct one?
 

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Last updated July 21, 2018 Views 5,142 Applies to:
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Hi,

1. Which browser are you using?
2. Did you make any changes on the computer prior to this issue?
3. Which version of adobe reader are you using?
4. When exactly do you get this error message  "AcroRd32.exe --Application error"?
Let’s try the below steps, which has helped few in resolving similar issue, and check.

1. You can find these plug-ins in > "plug-ins" folder.
2. C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\plug_ins
3. Delete old plug-ins or something which is not from authorized publisher

For further assistance I would recommend you to contact Adobe support team, since the issue is related to Adobe software.
http://forums.adobe.com/community/adobe_reader_forums/adobe_reader

Similar issue: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/forum/ie8-windows_other/problem-with-adobe-reader-8-and-ie-8/fab6999e-7089-4ebc-a26e-57e052d910c1

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