When Microsoft introduced Windows 10, they removed the ability for enterprise administrators to mandate which applications users had set as their defaults - instead giving the users the power and ability to choose and set their own as they preferred. This also means that Windows built-in and Store applications (such as Edge, Mail, Photos etc) are automatically set as the default when a user first logs in, and cannot be changed by any enterprise management systems - only by the user them self. This is not ideal in some situations (e.g. when unconfigured applications such as Mail choose to try and open mailto: links, or when Edge assumes control of all PDF extensions).
Users can very easily resolve this issue for themselves, by choosing which installed applications they would like to use as the default:
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