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Firefox and PDF files

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I use Windows XP Home edition as my platform, and use Firefox almost exclusively as my browser. However, one big annoyance when surfing online has been PDF files. When I click on any webpages' link that happens to contain a PDF file, Firefox opens it just fine. However, when I try to close it or go back to the previous page, Firefox just freezes up. Any and all windows open with Firefox do not respond. I essentially have to CTRL+ALT+DEL and End Task for Firefox. Then all the Firefox windows close down and I get the Mozilla error report pop up.

Any idea how to correct this problem?

P.S. I don't have any problems opening and closing online PDF files when using IE.
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You can solve this problem by installing the Firefox PDF Download Extension.

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