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When printing, a Mac app opens the pdf preview instead of Adobe reader (Parallels under OS-X).

Article ID: 2048
Last updated: 18 Mar, 2016

On some machines when printing in the Windows version using parallels on a Mac, the output opens in a Mac application instead of Adobe Reader inside Parallels.

In the newer versions of Parallels you have the ability to set the default app for any file across either operating systems. It looks like the file association for pdf’s is set to a Mac application (commonly CS5, Adobe Reader for the Mac or Preview).

  • In the Windows environment RH click any pdf file
  • Select Open With
  • Select choose program Pick the Adobe Reader app
  • Make sure the “always use the selected program to open this kind of file ” is selected

You can turn off this integration in Parallels, the following link gives more information

Article ID: 2048
Last updated: 18 Mar, 2016
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