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Offline Christian25

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PDF file visualisation in Windows file explorer
« on: March 21, 2022, 03:47:46 PM »
Avast Secure Browser being defined as default navigator, .PDF file have a "type" defined as Avast HTML Document when listed in Windows file Explorer and are well opened by Avast Secure Browser, but when a file is selected no visualisation is launched in the preview panel on the right part of the Windows File Explorer window.

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Re: PDF file visualisation in Windows file explorer
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2022, 07:37:33 PM »
Right click on one of the files and select Open With, now you should be able to open it with your PDF viewer, also select it as the default option.  If your PDF viewer isn't listed, use the Choose another app.
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Re: PDF file visualisation in Windows file explorer
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2022, 07:24:28 PM »
While we're at it, how can I copy a document to a flash drive or SD card? Every time I try "copy and paste," I get "This disk is write-protected." It's not my SD card, it's the fact this is a .pdf marked as an "Avast HTML Document," and I can't even copy or move to an SD card. Thanks.

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Re: PDF file visualisation in Windows file explorer
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2022, 10:28:39 PM »
If the SD card is write protected then it doesn't matter who or what created the file it is protected.

A google search on what you ask returns many hits:
https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=This+disk+is+write-protected

If it isn't 'your SD Card' should you even be using it in the first place.

This question is whoever off-topic as A: it is in the Avast Secure Browser sub-forum and B: it isn't really related to this topic and C: this is a an old and much would have changed in that time (even if it were related).
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