Adobe Reader for Internet Explorer Directions

*Note!* We recommend you print this page so you can follow these steps while proceeding.

If you're ready to go to Adobe's site to download the Adobe Reader, click on this icon! Get Adobe PDF Reader

Internet Explorer browser will display the Adobe Reader download page as shown below:

 Step One: Click the gold Continue button to begin the process.

Step One the Adobe website


Step Two: On this screen click the Save Button to save the Adobe Reader Software to your computer's harddrive.
step two save
Step Four: This screen shows the progress of the file being downloaded to your harddrive
Step four
Step Six: The Windows Operating System will display this screen to inform you that you are about to install new software on your computer. Since you know that you downloaded this application from a trusted source (The Adobe Reader website) you should click the Run button to continue the process.
Step six
Step Eight: This screen appears to begin the installation process. Click the Install button to continue.
Step eight installing
Step Three: This screen displays where the file will be downloaded to on your harddrive, as well as the name of the file you are downloading. Click on the Save button.
Step 3 saving file
Step Five: When the file has completely downloaded, it will display this message screen and the Run button will be the Run button.
Step five Run
Step Seven: The Adobe Reader software will display this screen to begin the installation process. It also displays the file name and folder that the software will be installed in. Click Next (recommended) to continue or you could change the destination folder by clicking that button.
Step seven install
Step Nine: This screen displays the progress of the software installation.
Step nine
Step Ten: When the installation is complete this screen will be displayed. Click Finish.
Step ten install complete

Open another Internet Explorer window and return to the Florence Darlington Tech website and the area where you were originally trying to open PDF documents. You will now be able to view those PDF's at FDTC or those found anywhere else on the Internet.