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Adobe Reader Hijacks Preview as Safari's Default PDF Viewer

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Bruce Kieffer Level 1 Level 1 (145 points)
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Apr 18, 2012 11:28 AM

Installing the latest Adobe Reader causes Preview to be overwritten by Reader as the default PDF reader in Safari. There's a setting in Adobe Reader prefs that should aloow one to change the setting, but it is greyed out. Thanks Adobe! You'll need to go to your HD/Library/Internet Plug-in folder and remove the Adobe plug-ins. Quit and restart Safari, then Preview is default again.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.3)
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