I want to change the tool which is used in Win10 to open PDFs. It's no problem to select my prefered one in the file explorer and use it as default. But I noticed that Outlook doesn't care about this. When I do a double click on a PDF which is send by mail to me, Outlook uses Edge to open it. How can I force Outlook to use my prefered PDF reader?
One way of stopping Edge from hijacking the
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Use the Default Applications tool of Windows Control Panel to set the default application for PDF files.