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    Hi there

    I have two pcs. One surface pro 3 that runs on Windows 8.1 and a pc that runs on W7 64 bit.

    It is the case where chrome on the SP3 can open PDFs with the npFoxitReaderPlugin.dll added inside google chrome, but the same cannot be done in the W7. I tried retracing the steps but it still doesn't work. I am not what I have done differently. Now to open a PDF, I have to download the PDF, not have it saved in some temp folder, and auto-open PDF withe foxit. Pls advise.

    Thanks.

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    Hi jonnyyyl,

    Please try to un-associate and re-associate the "Display PDF in Browser" as following and see if it helps:
    1) Please open Foxit Reader, then go under "File"->"Preferences"->"File Associations"->"Advanced", uncheck "Include browser when setting default PDF viewer" then click on "OK".
    2) Under "File Associations", please click on "Restore File Associations";
    3) Again, please go under "File"->"Preferences"->"File Associations"->"Advanced", check "Include browser when setting default PDF viewer"->"OK" then click on "Make Default PDF Viewer" as default PDF Reader.

    After having made settings above, you may try to open the online PDF from browser again and see if it helps.

    If it doesn't help, please open your Chrome, click on the "Customize and control Google Chrome" icon at the top right corner->"Settings"->"Show advanced settings"->"Privacy"->"Content settings"->"Plug-ins"->"Disable individual plug-ins..."->check if "Foxit Reader Plugin for Mozilla" is enabled.

    Then make a screenshot of the problem and send us the version info of your Chrome. (To make a screenshot, please press 'PrScrn SysrRq' on the keyboard, then go to 'Start'->'All Programs'->'Accessories'->'Paint'->press Ctrl V to paste and save.)
    And also the version info of your Foxit Reader. (You may check it by going under "Help"->"About Foxit Reader")

    Thank you.

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    • #3
      hmm
      tried the file associate fix, it didnt work.
      the plugin isnt installed in chrome.
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      • #4
        Hi jonnyyyl,

        Please help to check if you install the plugin when installing Foxit Reader, see attached screenshot, you may get a option "Plugin used to open pdf files inside browser" to install the component the plug-in.
        If you cannot find the plug-in "Foxit Reader Plugin for Mozilla" in Plug-ins list for Chrome, please help to reinstall Foxit Reader to see if it helps, while reinstalling, please make sure that the option "Plugin used to open pdf files inside browser" is checked.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by lyndi_wu View Post
          Hi jonnyyyl,

          Please help to check if you install the plugin when installing Foxit Reader, see attached screenshot, you may get a option "Plugin used to open pdf files inside browser" to install the component the plug-in.
          If you cannot find the plug-in "Foxit Reader Plugin for Mozilla" in Plug-ins list for Chrome, please help to reinstall Foxit Reader to see if it helps, while reinstalling, please make sure that the option "Plugin used to open pdf files inside browser" is checked.

          Hi! Any way you can enlarge the picture, it is rather small. lol I am not sure which window it is and how to get there.
          Thanks.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by lyndi_wu View Post
            Hi jonnyyyl,

            Please help to check if you install the plugin when installing Foxit Reader, see attached screenshot, you may get a option "Plugin used to open pdf files inside browser" to install the component the plug-in.
            If you cannot find the plug-in "Foxit Reader Plugin for Mozilla" in Plug-ins list for Chrome, please help to reinstall Foxit Reader to see if it helps, while reinstalling, please make sure that the option "Plugin used to open pdf files inside browser" is checked.

            Hi, tried reinstalling and double checking the "plugin used..." selection. No luck.

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            • #7
              Hi jonnyyyl,

              Please check if Firefox is of 64-bit. Currently Foxit Reader doesn't support 64-bit browser. Thank you.

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              • #8
                Good Morning,


                We are having the same issue as well. It appears to be a change made in the latest version of Chrome that is not allowing certain plugins to load. Both Adobe Reader and FoxIt Reader are no longer appearing under chrome://plugins. The only PDF viewer listed is the default plugin from Chrome. I have verified that this is in the 32-bit version of Google Chrome.

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                • #9
                  Hi aragon1977,

                  Could you please please provide the version info of Chrome and your OS type? What is the problem you're having when try to open PDF document from within Chrome? Thank you.

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                  • #10
                    Chrome 42 is dropping support for plugins that use NPAPI.

                    When I open a pdf with Chrome 42 the pdf downloads to a folder before opening. I use foxit to print online postage, so at the end of a working day my downloads folder is stuffed full of hundreds of pdfs. With Chrome 41 the pdf would just open in the browser and not download and save a copy of each and every pdf I viewed.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by TomNolan View Post
                      Chrome 42 is dropping support for plugins that use NPAPI.

                      When I open a pdf with Chrome 42 the pdf downloads to a folder before opening. I use foxit to print online postage, so at the end of a working day my downloads folder is stuffed full of hundreds of pdfs. With Chrome 41 the pdf would just open in the browser and not download and save a copy of each and every pdf I viewed.
                      Please open Foxit Reader, step into File |Preferences | File Associations |Advanced, ensure the option “Include browser when setting default PDF viewer” is checked and reset the file associates and disable Chrome PDF Viewer/any other pdf viewer then try again.

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                      • #12
                        Makes no difference, I'm afraid. The Foxit plugin no longer appears in Chrome's list of plugins.Others have vanished as well.

                        Someone on a google products discussion board said that the Foxit plugin is no longer supported by default and will cease to be supported at all by the end of the year.(same goes for a bunch of other plugins like Silverlight), I've no idea if they were a Google employee or just some random person giving out bad advice.

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                        • #13
                          What TomNolan referred is correct.The newest version of Google chrome browser has disabled all extensions which are not coming from Chrome web store to make Chrome safer.For now,you may use its own inbuilt PDF plugin(Chrome PDF Viewer) to view online PDF file.
                          Last edited by Lisa_lee; 04-21-2015, 07:55 AM.

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                          • #14
                            Thats a shame. Thanks for the help Lisa.

                            Pls do keep us users informed if there is any updates.

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                            • #15
                              From what I have heard, NPAPI plugins are no longer supported in Chrome 42+ and will be phased out completely by the end of the year.

                              For now you can use chrome://flags/#enable-npapi to enable the NPAPI plugins, but this flag is going to be removed from Chrome in future updates (not sure when).

                              Do you have any plans to make the Foxit plugin using the modern, secure
                              PPAPI/Pepper plugins or HTML5, which will be supported by Chrome? I hate to go back to using the default Chrome PDF plugin. I much prefer this product.

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