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Nebula 11-09-2012 01:31 AM

Problem with reading pdfs in firefox
 
Hello all,
When I try to open pdfs from a link (and in a frame) in firefox, I sometimes have the following issue.
http://i.imgur.com/tWQn5.png
I need to refresh the page a few times before it loads. I have updated adobe reader and it has not helped. I never have this issue in internet explorer.
This issue has persisted for 2 years since I bought this computer.

Anyone know what I may be able to do?
Thanks.

kag 11-09-2012 05:50 AM

Add-ons -> Plugins
Is adobe acrobat there?

Nebula 11-09-2012 02:00 PM

Adobe acrobat 9.1.0.163 is the first plug in in the list.

kag 11-09-2012 09:23 PM

Try updating to XI?
Maybe firefox disable it by default due to security issues.
Adobe - Adobe Reader download - All versions

Cornflake 11-10-2012 09:33 AM

adobe reader has always been a bit wonky in my experience. you might want to consider using the foxit reader, it's also free software.

Jon 11-10-2012 11:02 AM

Chrome comes with a built in .pdf reader, you could try that.

buta 11-10-2012 11:12 AM

Iono, the same thing happens to me in Chrome sometimes. If I just hit back and click the link again, sometimes it's all better.

Nebula 11-10-2012 05:28 PM

Thanks for your replies, everyone. I will give them a go when I next turn on my computer.


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