Microsoft Edge Randomly Defaults to PDF Viewer

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Microsoft Edge randomly keeps changing itself to the default PDF viewer. I keep changing the default app to Acrobat. 



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Hello Shawn,
Which channel of Edge and what operation system are you using?


Microsoft Edge: Version 80.0.361.111 (Official build) (64-bit)

Windows 10




@Shawn0463 Latest Version of Microsoft Edge in stable version is available update it and maybe this should fix the issue.

@Shawn0463 Thanks for letting us know. Yes, please give the newest version of Stable and try and let us know if that resolves it! If it persists, please feel free to submit feedback and diagnostic data through the browser (Shift + Alt +I). If you feel comfortable adding a screen recording, you can do the following:


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Fawkes (they/them)
Project & Community Manager - Microsoft Edge