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Firefox is ignoring the Applications Options

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In Tools > Options > Applications i have set Firefox to open Adobe Acrobat Document application/pdf files in "Adobe Acrobat (in Firefox)".

However, when i open a pdf it opens it in the browser in Foxit Reader.

If i then disable the Foxit Reader plugin to force it to open in Adobe Acrobat (Reader) it then opens a download window and opens in Adobe Reader externally even thouh I have the setting within Adobe Reader to open documents within the browser

In Tools > Options > Applications i have set Firefox to open Adobe Acrobat Document application/pdf files in "Adobe Acrobat (in Firefox)". However, when i open a pdf it opens it in the browser in Foxit Reader. If i then disable the Foxit Reader plugin to force it to open in Adobe Acrobat (Reader) it then opens a download window and opens in Adobe Reader externally even thouh I have the setting within Adobe Reader to open documents within the browser

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Try to delete the mimeTypes.rdf file in the Firefox Profile Folder to reset all file actions.

You can use this button to go to the Firefox profile folder:

  • Help > Troubleshooting Information > Profile Directory: Open Containing Folder
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thanks for the advice but i'm afraid it has made no difference at all.

- browser.download.pluginOverrideTypes didn't exist. - I reset plugin.disable_full_page_plugin_for_types to empty string from boolean false which removes it from the list - I removed mimeTypes.rdf - tried again and still loads with Foxit. Disable Foxit and it loads in Adobe outside the browser

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Do you see the Adobe Reader plugin in Tools > Add-ons > Plugins and on the about:plugins page?

If not then Firefox doesn't seem to find the PDF plugin via a registry scan.

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Yes on both, although it is called Adobe Acrobat 10.1.3.23. I presume its the same thing.