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HTA open file in native program

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I am trying to create a menu that pops up when a cd is loaded, something that looks professional, without having to laydown money for software since this is a one-time project.

Someone here, in the EE, mentioned using an HTA file (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms536496.aspx).  This seems like a great solution because I can lay the whole thing out like a webpage.

To that end, if anyone has a better suggestion of how to create a menu w/o purchasing software, I'm all ears.

Current Issue:
The menu is supposed to open up PDFs.  Everytime I click on a link, the file is loaded in a new Internet Explorer window.  I want it to open in that person's native PDF reader ("Acrobat Reader", "FoxIt", etc.).

How can I do this?
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