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Hi boys and girls from Adobe co.,
I have got a small problem. My Windows 10 20H1 19043.1110 is permanently hijacking the PDF file association from AdobeAcrobatReader to MS Edge. What I have to do. I tried everything and .. the situation is still identical. Can someone help me ?
Hope you are doing well and sorry for the trouble. As described, MS Edge is Hijacking the PDF ownership in Win 10
It is a known issue from Microsoft. Please check out the suggestions made in the correct answer marked in the similar discussion https://community.adobe.com/t5/acrobat/microsoft-edge-keeps-hijacking-my-pdfs/m-p/10754576
Also, you may check out the similar discussion i have found on Microsoft support page here https://community.adobe.com/t5/acrobat/microsoft-edge-keeps-hijacking-my-pdfs/m-p/10754576 and see if that helps.
I tried all these things and no one is working. 😞 😞 😞 😞
After Windows 10 restart, the PDF is associated/assigned to MS Edge.
I also tried to uninstall the Edge but without any effect.
It is terrible.
I think that I found a solution for your problem:
1/ download the SetUserFTA from this page bottom:
2/ Create a new directory in your system:
or you can create "C:\MoronicProgrammersFromMicrosoft" if it satisfies you more 🙂 or it is possible to use
3/ Extract all files from downloaded SetUserFTA.zip into the directory C:\SetUserFTA
4/ Run gpedit.msc from the "Find" icon which is placed left bottom of the Windows windows and the "Local Group Policy Editor" is opened.
5/ On the left side just find the item "User Configuration / Windows Configuration" and the sub-item "Scripts" and on the right side the item LogON. Add new item on TabPage named "Scripts" named:
and working parameters must be
And click to OK.And thats all folks. Happy day.
If you are looking for more information take a look over here: