In case, you have any query drop it in the comments. Thank you for your understanding. Have you tried to right click a pdf file and change it's association under properties? Thus, since Windows 8, admins have little control over file type associations after installing an application. On the right side of the. Open the application and wait for few seconds. Step 2 — In the Settings app, locate and click Apps icon. Note This is a machine-level policy.
Step 3: Here, on the left pane, click or tap Adobe Reader, and then click or tap Set this program as default button that appears on the right-hand side. This association was done for all users logging into the system. Step 5 — After locating. From the right side, click Choose Defaults for this program. In the screenshot, you can see that Edge is a default pdf viewer.
There are some changes that will work eventually but never when someone logs in for the first time. This will make Adobe Acrobat default Windows 10 pdf viewer. If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact. This further leads you to the page where you can manage the apps. Here's a video showing the steps in action - Harry Tapp Jan 29, 2014 Pick an app, I choose change and select adobe reader, the icons on my desktop flicker but nothing actually changes.
If the test works, the problem seems to be caused by Adobe Reader and you might need to involve Adobe vendor or post the questions in Adobe website to get more help from them. Select the General tab from the left side. Microsoft provides many for performing these steps. This is true with all the other web browsers as well including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera browser. Would you like to answer one of these instead? For more details on both of these solutions, please refer to in the enterprise administration guide.
We are all ears to know if these solutions helped, or if there are any suggestions! Note: In case, you want to open pdf file just for one time, then instead of selecting open with on context menu, you can select Adobe Acrobat reader. Hi, Based on my research, I have not seen the information from the official documents. Performing these steps will now change the default choice from to Adobe Acrobat. Step 2: Click or tap Open with and then click or tap Choose default program. Final Words Since Microsoft Edge is the built-in web browser of Windows 10 it might show that it is section. If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact. I've tried: - Configuring group policy to use an.
I am using Adobe Reader Touch so I will select the same. It is not possible to create user-level policy. This well known and easy to use software helps in viewing, printing, and. Shift to the right pane and make a click on Choose default apps by file type as shown in the given screenshot. Step 4 — Search for the. Here is how to do it. The apps will start loading.
Out of all the options choose Adobe Acrobat Reader as your default choice. Click the Start button and select Settings. Hey Wendy, I started with Adobe. Even one of the regular reader of my site sent me a question i. We use a transform file for Reader which is supposed to make Reader the default but Edge always hijacks reverts the default association. I tested and it worked I also have foxit and adobe, even though I prefer foxit.
Scroll down and look for the. Click to open Control Panel. Method 2: Step 1: Switch to the Start screen, type Default Programs and then press Enter open Default Programs window. These files include all the file types supported by Acrobat and Reader. However, the correct settings are applied on subsequent logins. Post Windows 10, Microsoft recommends that applications do not take over file type associations programmatically and let the user make the choice.
I uninstall adobe reader then the pdf icon changes to and default opens with windows reader. The blog is aimed at end tech users who may need help fixing a device related error or looking for apps recommendation. Step 3 — Click the Default apps on the left sidebar of the following page. Using Group policy admins can force file associations each time a user logs in. Even though Edge is a great browser to work with but few users complain that it carries only some of the basic functions. This way whenever the image is installed and a new user logs in, the file associations will be based on what the admin specifies. Reinstall adobe reader and back to the same thing.