PDF files from Web Sites Not Opening

  Ennismore 11:51 10 May 09
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When I open a PDF File from web sites it open up in Word not Adobe Reader 9 so I cannot read then because Word just shows some unreadable code. I am using XP SP3. The only way I can view PDF is Save to PC then open in Adobe REader 9. Help please.

  Sea Urchin 11:58 10 May 09

I suggested how you could arrange for Adobe Reader to open them in your previous post

click here

  rawprawn 11:58 10 May 09

Ditch Adobe and try PDF XChange Viewer click here
Much better & less hassle

  Ennismore 15:08 10 May 09

Thanks Sea Urchin & rawprawn I dont download many PDF files & am sure I used to be able to click on them from websites to open but not a problen to save & open.Thanks again.

  Sea Urchin 15:32 10 May 09

I explained on your previous post how to associate the file with Adobe so that it will open in future with a double-click.

I will repeat it here:

When you have saved it

Right-click the file

Select Open With

Click on Choose Program

Highlight Adobe Reader

Tick the box - Always Use The Selected Program to Open This Kind of File and click OK.

  Ennismore 20:38 11 May 09
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Thanks Sea Urchin have done as you said & it works ok now

  Sea Urchin 23:52 11 May 09

Glad to hear - thanks for the feedback

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