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How to disable the Power PDF default viewer prompt

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Article # 3032156 - Page views: 88

Question

How to disable the Power PDF default viewer prompt.

Answer

To disable the default viewer prompt, you will need to adjust the value in the “SefDefaultViewAlert“ registry key.

 

Power PDF 3.1

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Nuance\PDF\Nuance Power PDF\Alert Preference\SefDefaultViewAlert

0 = Message is displayed

1 = No Message is displayed

 

Power PDF 4.0

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ SOFTWARE\Kofax\PDF\Kofax Power PDF\Alert Preference\SefDefaultViewAlert

0 = Message is displayed

1 = No Message is displayed

 

DISCLAIMER: Edit the Registry at your own risk. Inappropriate changes to the Windows Registry can disable the operating system. To safeguard against such an accident, we recommend that you back up your existing registry by choosing Registry » Export Registry File after launching the Registry Editor and before making any changes suggested in this article.

 

Level of Complexity 

Moderate

 

Applies to  

Product Version Build Environment Hardware
Power PDF

3.1

4.0

All Windows  

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