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Opening PDF files

by WILKAN / May 7, 2013 12:51 AM PDT

Whenever I try to open a PDF file from a Website, it only stays on for a few seconds, not long enough to do anything with it. Anybody knows why, and what I need to do?
My OS is Windows XP and I use EI 8 and Adobe Reader

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For this, uncheck a Adobe setting. Link, comment.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 7, 2013 1:20 AM PDT
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Opening PDF files
by rj-work / May 9, 2013 9:56 AM PDT

Hi Bob,
Your reply "For this, uncheck a(n) Adobe setting. Link, comment." -- please explain further -- which Adobe setting?
What does the "Link, comment" mean? Presume we are in the browser when we do the unchecking? (Any browser - eg F/Fox?) Sorry to be so dumb, but many thanks for your heaps of helpful answers to so many people over a long period - you have helped many others, not just the people who are asking the questions!
**** J.

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Sadly, Adobe may move it around.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 9, 2013 10:09 AM PDT
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It seems to move so I offered a web search for the setting so folk can alter the search to what version they installed.

Thanks for the kind words but the cheese seems to move on its own.

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Re: setting
by Kees_B Forum moderator / May 10, 2013 11:46 PM PDT
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That setting is somewhere in Adobe Reader. Run the program, find it in the Preferences or such, and set it to 'no integration" or "don't open in web-browser".


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