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    PDF file downloads failing in Mac

    I have a Mac which is 2 years old by now and recently having this issue where I am not able to download pdf files from internet. Tried with Safari, Firefox everywhere it’s the same issue. Tried changing the settings of file download to desktop but still same problem. What should I do now? Tried restart of Mac no help.

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    Support Array
    Join Date
    Oct 2012

    Re: PDF file downloads failing in Mac

    It looks like there is some issue with the Adobe reader file as it’s use to be the common problem whenever the pdf files fails to open or download from internet. Now there is a workaround to fix this issue, just follow the steps given below

    STEP 1: Go to library and check for the file com.adobe.acrobat.pdfviewer.plist.

    STEP 2: Now move that file to trash.

    STEP 3: Download and install the latest Adobe Reader CLICK HERE!!!

    STEP 4: Restart your Mac once or Restart the Safari/Firefox browser.

    STEP 5: Try opening the site again which as the pdf files which should work fine now without any issues.

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    Mac Array
    Join Date
    Dec 2012

    Re: PDF file downloads failing in Mac

    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++++++++++++++++++++++ First go to the library and then you have to check the the file com.adobe.acrobat.previewer.plist in the settings.Then you have to move this file into trash.Now you need to download the latest adobe reader again.And then restart your system so that your apps is running properly. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++++++++++++++++++++

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    abhinandan Array
    Join Date
    May 2013

    Re: PDF file downloads failing in Mac

    Hello***********User***********++++++++++++Try this method for this issue++++++++*********Now first connect mac book pro with internet*********and of need to install the pdf reader software*********now select Adobe Reader is good software for fdf file*********And second Foxit Reader is also good for pdf file*********download the any one software from http://adobereader.com for your mac.*********install into your mac system.*********when successful installation then restart your system

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    rajat1985 Array
    Join Date
    Sep 2013

    Re: PDF file downloads failing in Mac

    Hi Friend,

    Your pdf files fails downloading in mac because you haven't install any pdf reader in your mac or if it is installed then it is corrupted so you have to remove the exists one then you have to install pdf readers such as Adobe Reader, Foxit Reader these are the popular pdf files opener these softwares for mac is available at this link-
    For Adobe Reader-get.adobe.com/uk/reader/


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    luck Array
    Join Date
    Dec 2012

    Re: PDF file downloads failing in Mac

    Hello my Dear Friend ...

    There is a solution for your problem

    Usually Some Browsers Do not Download the PDF files in the Traditional Sense

    Try to open them inside the Browser

    Safari and the Chrome browsers are of the latter type ..

    Firefox and opera of the former ..

    You can
    Download PDF file .. Unless you install a PDF Plugin

    Ensure that you installed the PDF Plugins

    Try to
    Update the Adobe Reader on your Mac

    Adobe's Reader Plugin Only works with Safari ..

    So that it would not have affected Firefox in any Way ..

    You will need to use the
    Best Browser for Downloading the PDF files

    Probably the issue is fixed now


  7. #7
    My name is james Array
    Join Date
    Aug 2013

    Re: PDF file downloads failing in Mac


    Due to Internet connection Problem

    due not download PDF related apps

    >>>> Now you should Try the Following solution

    >> First, you will try to Download Adobe Reader apps

    >> Then Try to connect Proper Internet

    >> Download Any File

    >> If not Found...check and Tap to connect Proper Internet

    >> I hope your problem Will solved



  8. #8
    Abhijeet Array
    Join Date
    Jun 2013

    Re: PDF file downloads failing in Mac

    first of all go to the library and check for the file com.adobe.acrobat.pdfviewer.plist

    then move that file to trash

    then launch the browser in your device

    go to the official site of adobe

    download a latest version of adobe reader

    install it and restart your device

    now open the safari browser and open the site which has the pdf file

    download it without any issue

    and its done

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