User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0 When I tried to download a PDF file from any site on the web, using Adobe Reader 7, as soon as I clicked on the file a white blank screen would appear with no apparent activity taking place as evidenced by the dotted circle in the upper right hand corner under the "X" (close) button. I first noticed this when I tried downloading on a site that I wasn't confident about its present up to date status, but I confirmed it when I went to the MIT OCW site which is reliable. I tried down loading using mozilla 5.0 and IE with success. I then uninstalled Adobe Reader 7 and installed Adobe Reader 6.03 and tried downloading PDF files using Firefox 1.0 with success. Adobe Reader 7 worked using Internet Explorer and Mozilla 5.0 so it appeared to be a problem between Adobe Reader 7 and FireFox 1.0. I initially tried reloading both Adobe Reader 7, Firefox 1.0 and tryed downloading PDF files from about 4 different sites with the same failure results. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Win XP SP2 with all updates (10 Feb 05) 2.Adobe Reader 7 3.Firefox 1.0 4. Go to web site with PDF files and try to download Actual Results: After clicking on the PDF download file the next window comes up a white colored blank with no further activity. Expected Results: Downloaded the PDF file and given some evidence of this fact.
Compare discussion in Fedora Group http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=51729, where they found that obviously the (global) settings in /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins overwrite the (local) ones in .mozilla/plugins.
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