I need to note the title inside a PDF (which is always on the first page of each PDF), from 300 PDF files that are online. All of the files are big, above 5 MB. How can I see or download only the 1st page of each one?

I need a solution for Windows XP 32 bit that does not require installing software, preferably no-cost.

For example http://www.adobe.com/devnet/acrobat/pdfs/plugin_apps_developer_guide.pdf


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  • not working on Firefox 3.6 Mar 1 '10 at 15:46
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    In your question, you didn't ask it as for Firefox. You just said WinXP. So IE8 is still an option. Mar 1 '10 at 23:25
  • ok will try in IE Mar 2 '10 at 5:09

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