opening pdf files via Mozilla Firefox

  ERIC C 10:27 08 Apr 2005
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I use Firefox as a preference as it loads so much faster than IE, but when I click on a link to a pdf file I get nothing. Help please.

  Yoda Knight 12:29 08 Apr 2005

do u have acrobat reader installed ? mine works...

  octal 12:40 08 Apr 2005

Have you looked in Tools>Options>Downloads and found under "File Types" all the files listed with an associated application to use to open them?

  Stuartli 13:21 08 Apr 2005

You may need to enable "Allow websites to Install Software" from FF's Tools>Options>Web Features.

I use both Adobe Reader and the free pdf reader from:

click here (very small download, very effective utility)

  ERIC C 20:26 10 Apr 2005

Yes, I did have Acrobat installed (v.7), but when I checked on the list of plug-ins, it was not there. I used the download suggested - many thanks - and it appeared on the list, and pdf files now open automatically.

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