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Opening non-Microsoft files in SharePoint

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 22, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Hi, I wonder if anyone has any idea on this...? My guess is it's something quite simple.

We're using SharePoint 2007 to store shared documents. Some of the documents are Acrobat PDFs. When I click on them, they open up in Acrobat Reader, when another user clicks on them (from his workstation), they open in a web-page. If he opens up other Office document types (Word, Excel), they open in the application as expected.

If he opens Acrobat on his desktop, and then selects the file from the SharePoint folder, it opens up in Acrobat as normal. Any ideas on what could be the cause of this?

Sorry if this question is rather unsophisticated, I'm not all that technical....

Thanks in advance for any assistance.


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