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By Genesis and SheilaUpdated on June 3rd, 2022

Microsoft edge pdf error this happens when both readers are present like Microsoft Edge and Acrobat Adobe Reader can cause a file corruption and it becomes inaccessible.

1. Set Microsoft Edge as default PDF viewer

Microsoft edge pdf error could be caused by .PDF net set to Microsoft Edge as a default .PDF viewer. Set it, it may fix the problem. See instruction below.

Repair or Reset Microsoft Edge
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  1. Right-click Windows Start and select Settings.
  2. In the Settings search bar, type Default app settings and then click Enter.
  3. Then click Choose default apps by file type.
  4. Scroll down and look for .PDF.
  5. Then set Microsoft Edge as default .PDF viewer.
  6. Then try again.

2. Repair or Reset Microsoft Edge

"Microsoft edge pdf error" still persists, try to repair or reset your Microsoft Edge, but make sure your Windows is up to date. To check for Windows Update, click Windows Start then type in Check for Updates and press Enter key.

Repair or Reset Microsoft Edge
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Repair or Reset Microsoft Edge

  1. Right-click Windows Start and select Settings.
  2. In the Settings search bar, type Apps & features.
  3. Look for Microsoft Edge.
  4. Click Advance Option.
  5. Reset it and try again.
  6. If failed, click repair.