Opera starting Acrobat unprompted

  • In Opera 43.0.2442.806 (PGO), if I turn on "Open PDF files in the default PDF viewer application" in Settings, Acrobat automatically starts with the downloaded file when clicking a PDF link. I think that is less secure than starting it explicitly.

  • Well, it says 'open' so I guess it's just doing what it says. Also, the user has to choose that option.

  • Well, you're right. I had it set though by having already disabled the Chrome PDF viewer in opera:plugins. So I was surprised when it started Acrobat. I liked that Opera never started an outside program. Anyway, I'll use the builtin viewer and download when needed.

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