PDF files try to open in word

  NORFOLK SPARKY 02 Aug 12
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when I receive a PDF file I have the option of saving or opening the file. The option given is open with adobe but when I chose this option it opens in word and is nonsense. I am using Office home & student. I assume that there is a default setting in word to open all files with word. Does any one know if this is correct and if possible can it be turned off. Even if I save it and then left click on that file it trys to open in word. The only way I can open as a PDF is to right click and chose open with Adobe. Thanks in anticipation for your help

  Woolwell 02 Aug 12

This is probably a problem with file association with pdf being associated with Word rather than Adobe. This isn't a problem with Word. To help you need to tell us what your operating system is - XP, Vista, W7?

  NORFOLK SPARKY 02 Aug 12

Hi Woolwell computer is running xp professional

  Woolwell 02 Aug 12

Try this Ms Support

  NORFOLK SPARKY 02 Aug 12

Thanks Woolwell that worked

  Woolwell 02 Aug 12

Good to know.

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