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Does firefox have problems with pdf files?

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by UCF-Tacoma, Jan 29, 2005.

  1. UCF-Tacoma

    UCF-Tacoma Super Member

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    Anytime I try to open one it either locks it up or it takes a long time. It's seems even worse when you go to close one. Anyone else have this problem or can offer a solution?
     
  2. NMGlocker

    NMGlocker BOOM headshot

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    Which version of the reader do you have?
    Version 7.0 has been problematic for many people.
     

  3. SamBuca

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    6.0.1 professional does that to me. I figured it was just that version...didn't get a chance to upgrade to 7 professional yet.
     
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    modgun CLM

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    Im on the newest version, and no problems.
     
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    Washington D.C.

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    David_G17 /\/\/\/\/\/\/\/

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    i had to uninstall and then reinstall adobe reader to make it work on a computer.
     
  7. fastvfr

    fastvfr Ancient Tech

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    It will not work properly a lot of times if you install Adobe first, then Firefox later.

    Your best bet is just to uninstall Adobe reader 7.0, get yourself a copy of the better 6.0 version, and install that. As long as Moz or Ff are installed it will most likely work correctly.

    And this app DC originally posted the link for can't hurt, either.
     
  8. Washington D.C.

    Washington D.C.

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    Wow I have Acrobat Reader 5.I just saw that speed up utility is for up to version 6.x
     
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    Acrobat reader opens very slowly because it loads so much crap it doesn't need. I've done the following and it works quite well.

    (snipped from http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=1104 )
     
  10. UCF-Tacoma

    UCF-Tacoma Super Member

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    Thanks for the replies. I upgraded my version and ran one of the optimization programs from the provided link. I'll see how it does now.
     
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    I think I've had more problems with adobe software than any other software on the planet. Firefox or no Firefox.
     
  12. Glock30fan

    Glock30fan Cmbt Tupperware

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    We have Adobe 6.0.0 and Firefox 0.9.2 - Adobe locks up sometimes when trying to close it.