File association

My OS is win 7 prof 64 bit, and i have Torch, Opera and also IE browsers on my pc.  Whenever I download a pdf file or save it to the HD, the file shows with the icon, as shown in the attachment, and when I double click on it, I get gibberish, the file is also attached.  What am I doing wrong.  thank u for your advise.
gibberish.txt
2-pdf.jpg
jegajothyretiredAsked:
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Do you have Adobe Reader installed?  If you do, you might want to re-install it to get the file association back.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You can open Control Panel, Default Programs and check the association for PDF. If not Adobe, then change it to Adobe.
Wayne88Commented:
If you do have Adobe Reader already installed, another setting the default program and file association for PDF (or any program) is:

> select open with
> choose default program
> select or browse to the Adobe Reader icon
> check the box "always use the selected program to open this kind of file"
> click OK

This is an easier method that I normally use instead of going through the control panel to set the file association.

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jegajothyretiredAuthor Commented:
thank u everyone
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@jegajothy  - You are very welcome and I was happy to help.
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