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both Safari and Firefox can't open a pdf

by cnet4vin / August 21, 2009 6:24 AM PDT

either Safari and Firefox works when I try to open a webpage with a pdf. I get a black page with Safari and a white page with firefox.
Try to del adobepdfviewer.plugin, not working!!

System are:
OS 10.4.11
Safari 3.0.4 (523.12.2)
firefox 3.5.2
Adobe acrobat Pro. 7.1.0

Please help!!

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What is a webpage with a pdf?
by Kees Bakker / August 21, 2009 6:34 AM PDT

A webpage is html, by definition. Not pdf. It can only contain a link to a pdf. Do you have an example of such a page. What exactly do you do, and what exactly happens?

What happens if you download that pdf to your hard disk, then
1. Open in Adobe Reader by double clicking in My Computer
2. Open in Adobe Reader by File>Open

What happens if you use IE?

What is "not working" after you deleted the plugin. Why delete the plugin as Adobe has an option to run the program in stead of the browser add-on. That should work as long as opening it from the hard disk works.


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Make sure you have the right PDF Plugin
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / August 21, 2009 11:30 PM PDT

My Firefox plugin is Adobe Acrobat, and seems to work well.


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