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Follow these instructions if you want a different program to open up when you double click on a specific file type.

Step-by-step guide

 

  1. From the start menu, click on Settings

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  2. Then click on System

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  3. Click on Default Apps

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  4. On the side that says "Choose default apps", scroll down and click on Set defaults by app.

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  5. Click on the program you want to set as a default and then click on “Set this program as default”.
    Below is an example of setting Adobe Acrobat Pro as the default.