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I'm using PDFXchange Viewer to open PDF files, because it's much faster compared to Adobe Reader and I like the rendering better. I had to install Adobe Reader for testing purposes, and now Firefox opens every PDF document with the ultra-slow Adobe Reader. In the settings of Firefox, it still says that PDFXchange is used to open PDFs, but this is not the case.

How can I get rid of the Adobe Reader opening PDFs directly in Firefox without uninstalling something?

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Have you tried disabling the plugin as per the instructions here: kb.mozillazine.org/Adobe_Reader#Disabling_the_browser_plugin ? –  rink.attendant.6 Mar 5 '13 at 12:25
    
Options > Applications > PDF -> Choose plugin. –  Wk_of_Angmar Mar 11 '13 at 18:31

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Go into the Add-ons Manager and select the Plugins tab. From here you can disable any installed plugins, like Acrobat, Flash, Silverlight, Java, etc.

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