Prevent the opening of PDF-files in the browser

Stop PDF

When you click on a link to a PDF-document in SharePoint, it can open either within the web browser or directly in Adobe Reader. Each browser has its own settings to control how PDFs open from a web page. Adobe Reader does not include a preference setting to open web-based PDFs. To disable Adobe files to open in the browser, you need to disable the “Adobe PDF Reader” Internet Explorer Add-on,