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ADobe Acrobat default PDF changed

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The oddest thing happened today. Maybe not that odd based on other posts. I've always had Adobe Acrobat as my default PDF reader. For whatever reason, this afternoon, it changed itself back to FF reader. I don't know how that happened. One moment it was working fine and then it wasn't. I reset it back to Adobe. Any explanation as to why it would change itself? Thanks

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Locate the pdf file you are trying to open with Adobe, rather than some other application. Single click to select it, but do not double-click to open it.

Right-Click on that file and a menu appears. Select, "Open with..." menu item and another drop-down menu appears. If Adobe PDF is on the list, click the box - Use As Default -, then click Adobe.

If Adobe is not on that list, select, "choose another app" and find the program you want to use [Adobe].

Viola! You have instructed Windows to reset your default pdf program back to Adobe PDF.

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Thank you for your reply, however, your reply did not address the core issue as to why the default Adobe Reader was changed back to FF pdf reader all by itself. I had already reset the default back to Adobe. I look forward to your comments. Thanks

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