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a link to a .Pdf file that contains .com embedded in the file name does not find a helper app (

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This link should open Adobe Acrobat which is the defined helper app in my Firefox but instead gives an error dialog, :- C:\Users\Ed\AppData\Local\Temp\ could not be opened, because the associated helper application does not exist. Change the association in your preferences. I was able to use 'save as' and download file and open it. I think the .com embedded, 'fooled' Firefox!