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Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by debbya, Dec 7, 2011.

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  1. debbya

    debbya Thread Starter

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    When trying to open a PDF file that is attached to email I get the error that it needs to set the association. Yet when I open a PDF document it opens automatically. What is the problem with opening an attached pdf file?
     
  2. Phantom010

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    You need to set one of your browsers as the default browser.

    How to Set your Default Programs

    If no luck,

    Download Unassoc.

    Extract the contents to a folder and run the file unassoc.exe

    Select .PDF from the list and click Delete file type

    The file type association for .PDF is now removed.


    Right-click on the Adobe Reader shortcut and click Run as administrator.

    From the Help menu in Adobe Reader, click Repair Adobe Reader Installation.
     
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