Problem with file association

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rk3dnp
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Problem with file association

Post by rk3dnp » Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:38 pm

Hi, I have windows 10 1803 and pdf-xchange viwer 2.5.322.9
I had a problem that under the administrator the association works, but not under the user. I can not make the default program

Willy Van Nuffel
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Re: Problem with file association

Post by Willy Van Nuffel » Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:04 pm

Hello,

- In Windows 10 File Explorer, please do a right-mouse-click on a PDF-file.
- Then, in the shortcut-menu, select Open with > Choose another app.
- In the dialog-box "How do you want to open this file?", look for PDF-XChange Viewer and select it.
- If you do not immediately find it, click on "More Apps".
- Make sure to activate the check-box "Always use this app to open .pdf files" and click OK.

Best regards.

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Re: Problem with file association

Post by rk3dnp » Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:07 pm

Always did and worked, but it was the old version of windows 10.
Now I have created a new image with windows 10 1803 and this is not how it works.

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Re: Problem with file association

Post by Dimitar - Tracker Supp » Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:24 pm

Hello rk3dnp,

What message do you get when you try to change the file association?

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Re: Problem with file association

Post by Willy Van Nuffel » Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:19 pm

Just some additional information ...

Can you set other applications (than PDF-XChange Viewer) as default to open PDFs or to open other file-types ?

In case you can, then would you like to download and install the successor-application of PDF-XChange Viewer: PDF-XChange Editor.

You can find it here:
https://www.tracker-software.com/produc ... nge-editor

You can try all its features. Just in case you are going to run/apply 'licensed'-features, you will get a warning. If you continue, PDF-XChange Editor will put publicity stamps on all the pages of your PDF. But, as long as you do not save the file, or do not save it with its original filename and/or location, there is no danger.

Regards.

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Re: Problem with file association

Post by TrackerSupp-Daniel » Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:10 pm

Thanks Willy!
rk3dnp, When you answer Stefans question, If possible a screenshot would be nice as well. Otherwise, I too suggest updating to the Editor.
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