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windows 8.1, pdf files automatically open with "reader" app- how do I remove it?

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Hi, I really do not like how when I open a PDF file my laptop automatically opens the "reader" app, how can I disable the reader app and make pdf files open just as they did with windows 7, with an app such as adobe reader? I don't like it because when I have to print something I have to click on too many buttons- also I don't like the option that when the reader app is open it hides all my other windows  So how can I permanently disable the reader app?
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Dearr,

Go to properties of any pdf file and click on change to change the default program to open, there you can select your favorite program to open it.
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Install adobe PDF Reader it will take over or ask to take over PDF's.
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thank you!
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