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Using Win7, how can I change the default program PDFs? I'd

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Using Win7, how can I change the default program for opening PDFs?
I'd like to use Adobe Reader, rather than a trial version of Adobe Acrobat Pro, which has defaulted to read-only status.


I'm sorry about the issue. Please right-click on a PDF file, then click on Properties. Then click on Change. Then click on the Adobe Reader (or Adobe Acrobat Reader) program (if needed, click on option Other programs first, then select reader), then click OK. Then when you open any PDF file now, it should open with the Reader program.

- If needed, you can uninstall the Adobe Acrobat Pro from Start>Control Panel>Programs/Programs and Features.

- If needed, download / reinstall Adobe Acrobat Reader at the Adobe website below:

Please let me know. Thank you,

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Many thanks for your quick reply.

Yes, that works!