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The Adobe Acrobat/Reader that is running can not be used to view PDF files in a Web Browser

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 15 sec read >

After installing Adobe Reader 9 I get this error: The Adobe Acrobat/Reader that is running can not be used to view PDF files in a Web Browser. Please exit Adobe Acrobat/Reader and exit your Web Browser and try again.

In Firefox click on Tools->Options and then on the Applications tab

Set the action for the Content Type: pdf File to Use Adobe Reader 9.x and the problem will be solved

Last Updated On April 06, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. Profile

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