Foxit Forum Security Alert

Dear Foxit Forum user,

The security of our users’ accounts is paramount at Foxit. Recently, Foxit was the victim of an attack on our forum using a previously unknown vBulletin vulnerability. This vulnerability has been repaired. As part of the breach, data including usernames, email addresses and encrypted passwords was taken. While we do not believe that anyone will be able to determine your password, for security purposes, we recommend that you change your password on our forum and anywhere else it may have been used. To change the password of your account on the Foxit forum:

  1. Visit

  2. Login with your existing user name and password.

  3. Enter your current password followed by your new password, twice for confirmation.

  4. Click "Save Changes".

We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. We at Foxit value all our users, and will continue to remain vigilant and improve our ability to detect and prevent attacks. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us at Thank you.


Foxit Software Inc.

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Foxit reader opens in a seperate window in windows 7 64 bit machine

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  • Bug Foxit reader opens in a seperate window in windows 7 64 bit machine

    my application shows help files inside the screen using default pdf reader installed in the machine.
    I installed foxit reader version now foxit reader opening .pdf file in a separate window. is there is any solution for this issue? but in some machines it works properly as expected.
    in task manager foxit reader shown as 32 bit process. my application is x64 bit process.

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    Did the help files be opened online from within browsers? If yes, please go to 'Edit'->'Preferences'->'File Associations'->to check if 'Display PDF in Browser' has been selected.
    Foxit Reader is complied under 32-bit environment and it is not a native 64-bit application.