On or about 12/14/2008 7:32 PM, ST typed the following:
> I uninstalled Acrobat and installed Foxit reader. It works fine as a
> separate program to view PDF files, but there is a problem if I click
> on a pdf file from a Seamonkey window.
> It starts to download, but then freezes. A popup will come up with a
> 'Server Busy' heading. The message says: The application cannot be
> completed because [file name] (application/pdf object) Seamonkey program
> is not responding.
> Then there are two boxes below that can be clicked. One says Switch
> [which when clicked does nothing] and the other says Retry. If Retry is
> clicked, it goes away for a few seconds then the original popup comes
> back. There is a Cancel button also, but that is grayed out. I can't
> close the program after that without using the task manager. The task
> manager shows Foxit as being loaded, but if I kill that program I'm
> still frozen and have to kill Seamonkey also.
> I tried adding Foxit to the helper applications but that did nothing.
> Suggestions would be appreciated?
I have Foxit Reader 2.3 installed as the program to use for pdf files.
I have removed Adobe Reader since Foxit suits all my purposes better and
is faster. No problem on 1.1.14 or previous versions.
Are you sure you configured the helper application preference properly?
Correct location for Foxit? Correct extension? Left the 'plug-in
finder service' box unchecked? Closed and then re-opened SM after the
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