Adobe Reader DC – How to disable tabs

The following steps show how to disable the tabs feature in Adobe Reader DC. This will allow each PDF to open in its own window.

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  1. Open Adobe Reader DC
  2. Click on the ‘Edit’ menu then ‘Preferences’
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  4. On the left hand menu click on ‘General’
  5. Un-tick ‘Open documents as new tabs in the same window’
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  7. Close Adobe Reader DC.
  8. PDF files will now open in their own window – no more tabs!

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