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PDF's dont open on screen

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I find a PDF - I click on it and now instead of opening on the screen it simply downloads it.

It used to open on the screen - ie Adobe would run and open it then I could decide to save it or not.

Suddenly it doesn't do this but simply downloads it so I have to remove the file.

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Hi,

This issue generally occurs due to missing pdf reader plugin. you need to see which pdf reader are you using. adobe reader or foxit reader. 1. go to : "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox" see if there is a folder " Plugins" , look for Adobe reader (nppdf32.dll) plugin or Foxit reader (npFoxitReaderPlugin.dll) plugin inside it, 2. Go to tools > options > Applications ( 4th tab from left) in the window below look for "pdf document" and its respective actions it should be "use adobe/foxit reader plugin for mozilla" Restart the browser and visit this link to test your pdf with the browser: http://www.education.gov.yk.ca/pdf/pdf-test.pdf

If the plugin folder is missing in "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox" 1. Manually create a folder "plugins" in "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox" 2. download the foxit plugin (http://www.foxitsoftware.com/downloads/) or adobe plugin ( adobe generally installs when you install adobe reader. 3. repeat the same steps: Go to tools > options > Applications ( 4th tab from left) in the window below look for "pdf document" and its respective actions it should be "use adobe/foxit reader plugin for mozilla" Restart the browser and visit this link to test your pdf with the browser: http://www.education.gov.yk.ca/pdf/pdf-test.pdf.

Hope this resolves this issue.

Modified by rajsudhakaran