PDF file viewing

Discussion in 'Firefox' started by Norvin, Jan 12, 2009.

  1. Norvin

    Norvin Guest

    Whenever I go to a site that has a PDF file that I would like to view,
    I get a note that Adobe/Acrobat that is running cannot be use to view
    in a web browser.

    I am not sure what this means, I have Adobe Reader 9 install and
    running. Do I need to change levels of Adobe or change something
    in SM.

    Thanks for any suggestion.
    Norvin, Jan 12, 2009
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  2. Norvin

    Rom Guest

    Error messages often produce solutions when used with search engines.
    In this case as the error is with the Adobe Acrobat/Reader, Adobe
    support is a good place to start <http://www.adobe.com/support/>.

    See this article: <http://www.adobe.com/go/kb405461>
    "Error: "The Adobe Acrobat/Reader that is running cannot be used to
    view PDF files in a web browser..." when you view a PDF file in a


    I don't use Adobe Reader but use the free PDF XChange Viewer instead:
    Rom, Jan 12, 2009
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  3. I have had problems in the past. I now use Foxit Reader (free,
    lightweight and quick)
    Invisible Man, Jan 12, 2009
  4. Norvin

    Norvin Guest

    Rom, thanks for the response, I reviewed the Adobe site and tried their
    solutions and I got some good results and am now back in sync. Thanks again.
    Norvin, Jan 12, 2009
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