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File association not remembered (PDF)

  1. #1


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1

    File association not remembered (PDF)


    Hi all,

    First of all, I thank the people who give answers here. I had a lot of ease from it. Keep up the good work

    My problem:
    When I try to open a PDF file, I always/still gets the question
    "How do you want to open this type of file (pdf) ?"
    I tried the usual ways:
    + to set association with "Set Associations" in default programs
    + registry entry is ok (as far as I can tell)


    Please help me with this. I am getting annoyed to tell everytime to choose the same program

    Regards,

    Kees
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  2. #2


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1


    *bump*

    no-one ??
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  3. #3


    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,847
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    There is a Metro Apps Reader and I had the same problem when I install Acrobat X11. So I just uninstalled the Metro App version and set the default for Acrobat.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1


    Tnx Topgundcp,

    That did the trick.
    After uninstalling the "Metro-reader", the default was already set to Adobe Reader (I did nothing to that), and it works now
    Strange though, but thanks a very lot

    Regards!

    Kees
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  5. #5


    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,847
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    Quote Originally Posted by kvenl View Post
    Tnx Topgundcp,

    That did the trick.
    After uninstalling the "Metro-reader", the default was already set to Adobe Reader (I did nothing to that), and it works now
    Strange though, but thanks a very lot

    Regards!

    Kees
    I think it's just a glitch with metro-reader. Glad you got it sorted
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