We help IT Professionals succeed at work.

default PDF reader

Last Modified: 2018-04-13
We use IVANTI as deployment system to deploy software.
When we deploy ADOBE ACROBAT READER, the user can use it but it is not the default PDF program.
In WIN10 the default for PDF is IE. But we need ACROBAT.

Do you know a way to set ACROBAT as default PDF reader after an installation ?
Watch Question

Most Valuable Expert 2013
This one is on us!
(Get your first solution completely free - no credit card required)
Tom CieslikIT Engineer
Distinguished Expert 2017

Or you can do it manually for user.
Just in Cortana/search type Default Programs

Open list and for PDF select Adobe Acrobat.
Approve changes
Eprs_AdminSystem Architect


come on are you kidding me ?
We use a deployment system, nothin is done manually !
Eprs_AdminSystem Architect


Thats it :-)

Gain unlimited access to on-demand training courses with an Experts Exchange subscription.

Get Access
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Empower Your Career
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE

Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Unlock the solution to this question.
Join our community and discover your potential

Experts Exchange is the only place where you can interact directly with leading experts in the technology field. Become a member today and access the collective knowledge of thousands of technology experts.

*This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.


Please enter a first name

Please enter a last name

8+ characters (letters, numbers, and a symbol)

By clicking, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.