I have a co-worker who just upgraded her laptop. In addition to the tirade of alerts that are generated, this has the undesired effect of causing other file types to lose their existing associations and prompting to use the original default programs. I incorrectly thought that importing a default apps xml file would change those default apps on the user profile importin that xml file. I have recently installed Windows 10. If you want to give them the option of some other reader, then yeah - it's not going to work. There is a bigger problem here that I do not know how to solve. Open the application and wait for few seconds.
Adobe worked for me for a couple of years since 2011 but suddenly stopped a few months ago. Download the pdf file from browser and save it. This should also work to fix the issue. We will be glad to assist you further. However there seems to be a bug in 1607.
My ProgId is for a specific version of Adobe Acrobat, and not Reader. What I've done is the 1st approach where you deploy a default configuration file during deployment so users can change it afterwards. Note This is a machine-level policy. No help, none at all. I have used the Adobe cleanup tool to uninstall reader, then reinstalled it.
This will convert all the files to open with Adobe readers. I tried both the Adobe Acrobat pdf printer and Microsoft to pdf choice that Windows 10 installed. This approach is documented on several other sites, and I confirmed it works on Windows 10 Pro. If the test works, the problem seems to be caused by Adobe Reader and you might need to involve Adobe vendor or post the questions in Adobe website to get more help from them. Open Acrobat Pro, then click on Edit from the menu.
Basically if we deploy some software can we keep the associated file types with the application. I have attempted several things, including changing the Windows Settings for the default programs. Hey Wendy, I started with Adobe. How can I set this with Group Policy? We will be glad to assist you with your issue. The information you provided while useful to new-to-Windows users is probably common knowledge to someone asking about Group Policy. I have also heard that it seems harder when edge is involved, it tends to be bad for randomly taking back ownership. If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact.
Windows 10 already has the desktop version of Internet Explorer 11. I want to set a group policy in Windows 10 to change the default open behavior from the Edge browser to Acrobat Reader which we have installed. Adobe Acrobat does not even show up in the Default Programs list. The program goes through all the steps to naming the file and save location but no pdf is actually created. Using Group policy admins can force file associations each time a user logs in.
Acrobat Reader is not installed. If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact. This script does list the folder which has Everyone added in share permission, But doesnt remediate the permissions. Using the following does not work: Any suggestions? Make that default, restart the app and try again. If the file is updated with a new file association, the client will check the content every time someone applies Group Policies. If this method fails for you, then you can try the second method.
This is true with all the other web browsers as well including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera browser. I was wondering if anyone found a different way to apply these changes at the first login. If you are concerned about what user data we track, check our page. Here is the link for my original post. File associations will now be enforced on user logon.
For example, one group may use Adobe Reader as the default while another uses Acrobat. In the screenshot, you can see that Edge is a default pdf viewer. I do have the latest 11. The apps will start loading. Hi, Based on my research, I have not seen the information from the official documents. The blog is aimed at end tech users who may need help fixing a device related error or looking for apps recommendation.
To resolve this issue, follow the below steps and check: 1. We use a transform file for Reader which is supposed to make Reader the default but Edge always hijacks reverts the default association. Defensive action for next time? Since an update to windows 10 last but one every time I click a pdf file to open it, win10 insists on opening it in Edge - even after selecting 'open with' and confirming Acrobat as my default pdf reader. More details on the may be found. Click to open Control Panel. I've tried: - Configuring group policy to use an. For more details on both of these solutions, please refer to in the enterprise administration guide.