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Outlook Express opens PDF attachments with wrong version of Adobe Acrobat #

While double clicking PDFs from within Windows Explorer opened them in Adobe Acrobat Reader 9 (the default PDF handler), double clicking PDF attachments from within Outlook Express opened them in Adobe Acrobat 6. This issue was resolved by changing the values of


to the path of the current version of Adobe Acrobat Reader:

  "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0 Reader\AcroRd32.exe" "%1"

(Thanks to wimvh for digging up this fix)

/windows | Feb 06, 2010

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