Windows 10: PDF icons are all changed to Chrome browser icons.

  1.    09 Feb 2017 #1

    PDF icons are all changed to Chrome browser icons.

    All of my PDF files have had their icons changed to Chrome icons. The files no longer open with Acrobat Reader....they now open through the Chrome browser. I'm not sure what caused this. The only thing I can think of is that my girlfriend was on my computer renaming a PDF when I noticed a popup that asked something about file extension or destination. I tried to tell her not to hit the "yes" button, but I was too late. I'm not sure if this has anything to do with the problem. Can anyone help me to get the icons changed back to PDF icons?
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       09 Feb 2017 #2

    Hello Jim, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    It sounds like your girlfriend accidentally changed the default app for .pdf files to Chrome.

    You can use an option in the tutorial below to set Adobe Reader as the default app to open .pdf files again though.

    Default Apps - Choose in Windows 10
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  3.    09 Feb 2017 #3

    Thank you so much for that link! I will check it out!
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