Windows 7 - Set your default programs

December 2016

To set a program a default. e.g all video files are automically opened with VLC or set Google Chrome as default browser:
  • Click on Start > Control > Panel > Default Programs > Set Default program
  • Wait for the list of program to be populated
  • Select a program from the list and click on "Set this program as default" .
  • Click on OK

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