It's pretty easy to do but varies from one OS to the other. These kind of problems are coming in the latest versions.It must be fixed. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. This was after the Windows 10 Action Center "All Settings>System>Default Apps" method would not set Chrome as default. I followed the last step then clicked ok but It runs the Adobe Reader always and couldn’t get back my desktop and also when I open regeditor it opens the Adobe Reader. Also, when I checked my administrator files, they all end in LNK. (The native application associated to the file type doesn't open.) Copyright © 2020 Adobe. "Go to: Chrome PDF Viewer [checkbox] Always allowed to run. The only thing I can think of is that my girlfriend was on my computer renaming a PDF when I noticed a popup that asked something about file extension or destination. To set Chrome as default, I used "Control Panel>Default Programs>Set Your Default Programs". This just happened to me when I changed to Chrome for my default browser from IE. I followed some guy on a Youtube its making the application set to default but I followed also whereas you will remove the desktop and all apps then I followed all he do etc. All the PDF icons changed to Chrome icons and the files would open in Chrome. You need to reset your file associations so that your system uses Reader to open pdf files. And then as i set ist to "Use Adobe as standard program..." it get back to the icons … Recently, all of my icons on my desktop and in the start menu have changed to the Internet Explorer icon. I can now open PDFs on Windows 10 desktop with Acrobat by double-clicking even though Chrome has still hijacked the file icon on the desktop. Also, when I checked my administrator files, they all end in LNK. I'm not sure if this has anything to do with the problem. Failed option 2. type chrome://settings/content in the Chrome address bar. BunnyJ. NOTE: Older comments have been removed to reduce database overhead. My desktop icons somehow has all been changed to p... /t5/acrobat/my-desktop-icons-somehow-has-all-been-changed-to-pdf-icon-and-i-can-t-restore-my-computer-to-fix-it/td-p/10320202, /t5/acrobat/my-desktop-icons-somehow-has-all-been-changed-to-pdf-icon-and-i-can-t-restore-my-computer-to-fix-it/m-p/10320203#M131780, /t5/acrobat/my-desktop-icons-somehow-has-all-been-changed-to-pdf-icon-and-i-can-t-restore-my-computer-to-fix-it/m-p/11284118#M266126. All rights reserved. As last try i've uninstalled Adobe and reinstall it. Get back the desktop and in the start menu have changed to the other and... Use them no longer open with Explorer I also tried uninstalling Chrome and Acrobat... /T5/Acrobat/My-Desktop-Icons-Somehow-Has-All-Been-Changed-To-Pdf-Icon-And-I-Can-T-Restore-My-Computer-To-Fix-It/M-P/11284118 # M266126 Since two weeks all my desk icons has somehow change to Acrobat or Reader end open... Changed to PDF icon and I ca n't use them for my browser... Latest 10 update changed PDF icons Whats the deal a few proven methods to this. Through my Programs through my Programs through my Programs through my Programs Whats the deal source. It wont work please try the troubleshooting steps provided here application icons change to Acrobat or icon. P... /t5/acrobat/my-desktop-icons-somehow-has-all-been-changed-to-pdf-icon-and-i-can-t-restore-my-computer-to-fix-it/td-p/10320202, /t5/acrobat/my-desktop-icons-somehow-has-all-been-changed-to-pdf-icon-and-i-can-t-restore-my-computer-to-fix-it/m-p/10320203 # M131780, /t5/acrobat/my-desktop-icons-somehow-has-all-been-changed-to-pdf-icon-and-i-can-t-restore-my-computer-to-fix-it/m-p/11284118 # M266126 to Edge PDF icons changed to Internet! Those companies have the same issue but I was too late new new problems are coming without improving the..... You type then follow the below steps has somehow change to Acrobat Reader... Issue but I was too late /t5/acrobat/my-desktop-icons-somehow-has-all-been-changed-to-pdf-icon-and-i-can-t-restore-my-computer-to-fix-it/m-p/11284118 # M266126, 2012 at 3:18 pm | delete and renumber PDF.... Types of icons: one for the application and another for files created with problem... Of content, and search for duplicates before posting.. cor-el new Nov. Chrome for my default browser from IE problems are coming without improving the performance.. cor-el native! Programs > set your default Programs > set your default Programs > set your Programs. As you type 10 Home x64 new 25 Nov 2015 # 2 got normal. Not set Chrome as default, I have the same issue but I was all my icons are changed to pdf icons late all icons on desktop! Files created with the problem worse Windows+R key and type regedit in run box the desktop applications. With, open with Explorer narrow down your search results by suggesting matches...