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Windows 7: New To IE9 From Chrome

09 Sep 2011   #1
DBone

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 
New To IE9 From Chrome

Is there any way to view PDFs through IE9 like I could do in Chrome? Looking for a tweak, plug-in, or add-on, not a program like Adobe, Nitro or Foxit.

Thanks in advance!


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09 Sep 2011   #2
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

Download and install the latest version of Acrobat Reader, through IE9. I dont know if you can DL just the plugin... That outta fix that!
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09 Sep 2011   #3
stve

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

A more descriptive Thread title would have been " How to view PDFs in IE9."

Recommend the free PDF-XChange Viewer its faster & better all round than the Adobe Acrobat Reader.
The plug-ins for IE 9 & Firefox are included & are installed by default.
Tracker Software Products :: PDF-XChange Viewer, Free PDF Reader
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09 Sep 2011   #4
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

@ least adobe reader is free...???

Unless you (OP) is using the 64 bit version of IE9? There are still some issues there...
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09 Sep 2011   #5
stve

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Darryl Licht View Post
@ least adobe reader is free...???

Unless you (OP) is using the 64 bit version of IE9? There are still some issues there...
PDF-XChange Viewer is Free
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The Free PDF-XChange Viewer FREE/PRO is compatible with all Windows Versions from Windows 2000 and later both 32 & 64 bit architecture.
Sorry - but we do not offer a version for Windows 95, 98, Me or Windows NT.
Note: The .exe installers auto-detect System Architecture and install 32 and 64 bit components accordingly.
I had to check IE9 64 bit never used it before, the PDF XChange plugin was installed & working fine.
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09 Sep 2011   #6
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

Nice to know!

What advantage is there over Adobe?
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09 Sep 2011   #7
DBone

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Thanks guys, after some testing on my test machine, I ended up with Foxit. Thanks for the suggestions.
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09 Sep 2011   #8
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

Where abouts in SoCal DBone???
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09 Sep 2011   #9
stve

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Darryl Licht View Post
Nice to know!
What advantage is there over Adobe?
When I started using it about a year ago it was much quicker opening PDF files than Acrobat Reader
Best Free Non-Adobe PDF Reader
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10 Sep 2011   #10
DBone

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Darryl Licht View Post
Where abouts in SoCal DBone???

Antelope Valley, how about you?
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