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Every time I go to open a PDF, Media center opens instead of Adobe. How do I open a PDF


How do I open a PDF and have Adobe do it? When I go to open one it always goes the the Windows Media Center.

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This started when...

I try to open a PDF

Installed Plug-ins

  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.3.3"
  • Default Plug-in
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r53
  • 4.0.50524.0


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/20100625 Firefox/3.6.6

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Happens all the time

silkphoenix 92 solutions 1250 answers

Please go to: Tools -> Options -> Applications

and check what do you have chosen under 'Adobe Acrobe Forms Document". If it's not "Adobe Acrobat", change it.