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How to get the application name, in c#, which is the default PDF reader in the machine? With VS2005 c#.

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How to get the application name, in c#, which is the default PDF reader in the machine? With VS2005 c#.
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check here for a generic function,

its in vb.net but should be easy to convert to c#

http://windevblog.blogspot.com/2008/09/get-default-application-in-windows-xp.html
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try this

HTH

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string path = "mypdf.pdf";

// open in default PDF application
Process process = Process.Start(path);

Open in new window

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Thanks,
I have to analyze the two codes in order to find my personal solution.
thanks.
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