Anyone Having problems Opening PDFs in Microsoft Edge?

00 35 10 Reputation points
2023-03-07T08:31:32.1233333+00:00

Hi
My problem is every time I try to Open a PDF file in Microsoft Edge the file gets Downloaded. and Failed to Open.

  • I drag a PDF file from Explorer to Edge and it won't Open, instead it will start downloading the file and open the download page.
  • I Have Made Edge as My default Browser and Default PDF reader and the same Problem existed.

Windows 10 up to date as well Edge

  • I have tried almost every solution and set every option with no luck.
    what is the Problem here??
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  1. 00 35 10 Reputation points
    2023-03-07T10:00:01.35+00:00

    Hi
    thanks for the quick Reply.
    1 - Yes I have Already Disabled [Always Download PDF files].
    2 - it's set to Microsoft edge, it's just the thumbnail stays the same.
    3 - it's a simple PDF file, and this problem is with any PDF files.

    here is a screenshot to all you have Asked for.3333

    and the PROBLEM still as before!


  2. W N 0 Reputation points
    2023-07-22T06:02:59.1833333+00:00

    I have this exact same problem, following the exact same troubleshooting steps and getting the exact same errors with Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Edge Beta, and every version of Microsoft Edge I try keeps on giving this error. ONE time it randomly actually opened a PDF file and I was so excited! Now it keeps pulling the same crap on me again and keeps trying to download the file and making extra copies of it in Downloads every time I open the file even though it is the default app associated with the PDF file type! Fix it Microsoft!

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