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Firefox 5: I can't open .pdf documents from a Web page

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Firefox 5 with Windows XP: Firefox does not open .pdf files from a Web page. I checked Options-Applications, and it says to open .pdf files using Adobe Reader in Firefox. I have Adobe X installed.

Please advise

Firefox 5 with Windows XP: Firefox does not open .pdf files from a Web page. I checked Options-Applications, and it says to open .pdf files using Adobe Reader in Firefox. I have Adobe X installed. Please advise

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Macromedia Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 10.1
  • np-mswmp
  • DivX Web Player version 1.4.0.233
  • npdivxplayerplugin
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • 6.0.12.448
  • RealPlayer(tm) LiveConnect-Enabled Plug-In
  • RealJukebox Netscape Plugin
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.0.1
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Shockwave Flash 10.3 r181
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_26 for Mozilla browsers
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.0
  • Npdsplay dll
  • DRM Store Netscape Plugin
  • DRM Netscape Network Object

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:5.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/5.0

More Information

* Macromedia Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 10.1
* np-mswmp
* DivX Web Player version 1.4.0.233
* npdivxplayerplugin
* The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
* 6.0.12.448
* RealPlayer(tm) LiveConnect-Enabled Plug-In
* RealJukebox Netscape Plugin
* Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.0.1
* NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
* Shockwave Flash 10.3 r181
* Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_26 for Mozilla browsers
* Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.0
* Npdsplay dll
* DRM Store Netscape Plugin
* DRM Netscape Network Object