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In certain websites, I don't have the option to view something. I have to save the file and then look it up.

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An example is my bicycle club website. When I click on "View", instead of being able to view the item, I can only save it. On IE I can view it as well as save it. Is there a setting I have to change or is this a virus protection feature?

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I'm not registered so I probably can't see the problem content... What is it you are trying to view? If it is an executable file, then Firefox will not give the "Open" option. That is a safety feature. However, most web site content is not executable, so it could be a problem with the way the site is coded (it is not informing Firefox in the usual manner of the nature of the content).

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I'm not registered so I probably can't see the problem content... What is it you are trying to view? If it is an executable file, then Firefox will not give the "Open" option. That is a safety feature. However, most web site content is not executable, so it could be a problem with the way the site is coded (it is not informing Firefox in the usual manner of the nature of the content).

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You can use this extension to open such a file in Firefox if it is an HTML file or a text file.

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Hi,

I emailed our bike club's web person and she told me that I had to go to Tool, Options, and then choose the action next to Adobe Acrobat Reader and choose Allow open. It worked. Hope this helps you in the future.