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OWA 2003 will not allow me to open pdf files unless I save them to disk first. How can I get them to open by simply double clicking the file?

Posted on 2008-06-26
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I have made sure that pdf's are set to open in Adobe by default but it does not work through OWA. Please help.
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Logon to your exchnage server and open regedit
browse to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSExchangeWEB\OWA\
open knowncontenttypes go to the end of the string and add:
 ,application/pdf

exit regedit and see if that has fixed he prob - you might need to reboot the server.


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This article may shd some light (solution s the sae as above)

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;873138
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