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FF 19 + Newest Adobe Reader = Failure. The newest update to FF with the newest Adobe reader is absolutely horrible. It is slow to load, slow to scroll pages,

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Using FF19 and apparently Adobe reader 11.0.2.0. This new version is HORRIBLE, very slow to scroll pages, and flat out does not work with some work web pages I need. How do I revert to a previous version of Adobe to get back to the old format and layout that works well? I tried disabling the plug-in in FF and it did not change.

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • 2.1.3
  • Shockwave Flash 11.6 r602
  • GEPlugin
  • Google Update
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 11.0.02
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.6.8.638
  • 4.1.10329.0
  • 0.70.4
  • Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator

Application

  • Firefox 19.0.2
  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:19.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/19.0
  • Support URL: http://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/19.0.2/WINNT/en-US/

Extensions

  • NoScript 2.6.5.8 ({73a6fe31-595d-460b-a920-fcc0f8843232})
  • Social Fixer 7.501 (socialfixer@mattkruse.com)
  • Troubleshooter 1.0a (troubleshooter@mozilla.org)

Javascript

  • incrementalGCEnabled: True

Graphics

  • adapterDescription: ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series
  • adapterDescription2:
  • adapterDeviceID: 0x68b8
  • adapterDeviceID2:
  • adapterDrivers: aticfx64 aticfx64 aticfx64 aticfx32 aticfx32 aticfx32 atiumd64 atidxx64 atidxx64 atiumdag atidxx32 atidxx32 atiumdva atiumd6a atitmm64
  • adapterDrivers2:
  • adapterRAM: 1024
  • adapterRAM2:
  • adapterVendorID: 0x1002
  • adapterVendorID2:
  • direct2DEnabled: True
  • directWriteEnabled: True
  • directWriteVersion: 6.2.9200.16492
  • driverDate: 9-27-2012
  • driverDate2:
  • driverVersion: 9.2.0.0
  • driverVersion2:
  • info: {u'AzureContentBackend': u'direct2d', u'AzureCanvasBackend': u'direct2d', u'AzureFallbackCanvasBackend': u'cairo'}
  • isGPU2Active: False
  • numAcceleratedWindows: 1
  • numTotalWindows: 1
  • webglRenderer: Google Inc. -- ANGLE (ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series)
  • windowLayerManagerType: Direct3D 10

Modified Preferences

  • accessibility.typeaheadfind.flashBar: 0
  • browser.cache.disk.capacity: 358400
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.first_run: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.use_old_max: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size_cached_value: 358400
  • browser.places.importBookmarksHTML: False
  • browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion: 4
  • browser.startup.homepage: http://my.msn.com/
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID: 20130307023931
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone: 19.0.2
  • browser.tabs.warnOnClose: False
  • dom.mozApps.used: True
  • extensions.lastAppVersion: 19.0.2
  • gfx.direct3d.prefer_10_1: True
  • network.cookie.prefsMigrated: True
  • places.database.lastMaintenance: 1362327927
  • places.history.enabled: False
  • places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages: 84867
  • plugin.disable_full_page_plugin_for_types: application/pdf
  • privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs: True
  • security.warn_viewing_mixed: False

Misc

  • User JS: No
  • Accessibility: No
philipp
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2042 solutions 8887 answers

hello, firefox 19 has introduced its own integrated pdf viewer - if you want to switch back to the plugin you've used before to view pdfs just go to firefox options > applications & scroll down and define the default action for the portable document format (pdf).

How to disable the built-in PDF viewer and use another viewer

Question owner

Perfect, thank you very much.