On your Windows 10 machine you might notice that your PDFs look like this:

Desktop Icon with Edge as default PDF haldler




This indicates that Microsoft Edge is set as your default PDF handler.

You can change this. 

  1. Right click on a PDF and go to Properties. 
  2. Look at the “type of file” and “opens with” section. 
  3. Click on the Change button.
Right click and look at properties

Picture of Properties with Edge selected

Choose Adobe Acrobat

Desktop Icon with Acrobat as default PDF handler