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Check out this link: http://www.knowledgelake.com/blog/using-sharepoint-search-scopes-knowledgelake-search This will limit your search to PDF's only, so implement another scope for the word documents.
In the document library's settings, disable "require check out." That way, end users will not be prompted with an option to check out documents. If your PDFs are mixed in with other documents that you would like users to have the option to check out, consider separating the documents out into separate document libraries.
Follow all of the WebDAV troubleshooting tips under "Important points to be remembered when troubleshooting explorer view issues" in this article. If none of those WebDAV tips help, consider testing with a different browser (different version of IE). Also, turn on Fiddler and watch what happens when you try to copy PDFs with explorer view. Hope you find ...
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