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Since a recent Windows 10 update I am only able to view pdfs via MS Edge as default app. I would prefer to remain with my previous choice of viewer which was Primo. I have tried to change default app via settings but there does not appear to be a route for doing this. Can anyone advise me please?
 
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You ought to be able to choose an App of your choice to open .pdf files via settings as you say you already tried.

If that is not working at the moment, then open your Primo application, and see whether its Settings has an option to set it as the Default app for .pdfs

If you cannot find it that way, then uninstall, and re-installing Primo would likely offer you a chance during the reinstall to set it as the default viewer for .pdf files.
 

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Under settings/Apps/default apps/choose file type and scroll down to the pdf file type. What do you have it set for.

I use Chrome for my browser and i let Chrome open all pdf files in a separate tab.
 
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Another way, assuming you have a working Primo installed, is to find a PDF on your computer, right click it and "Open with" Scroll down the list and see if Primo is there. If it is mark it as "Always use this". - Done
 
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I have this issue with my mail program. It gives me the option to use a couple of programs but can't find mine and it doesn't allow me to search anymore.
 
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Edge has, in my memory, always been the default for PDF files. The currently installed Edge is, as far as I know, not Chromium based. That will apply to the Edge Beta, currently under test for us all.
The OP wished to get away from Edge, whatever model it was.
 
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Edge has, in my memory, always been the default for PDF files. The currently installed Edge is, as far as I know, not Chromium based. That will apply to the Edge Beta, currently under test for us all.
The OP wished to get away from Edge, whatever model it was.
My mistake you are right davehc. :oops:
 

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