In this video, Callum from The HBP Group’s Tech How Team explains how to set your default web browser & PDF reader in Windows 10. If you prefer to find out how to do this with written instructions, we have included these further down the page.
Changing Your Defaults
Assuming you have an alternative browser and PDF reader installed on your device, this guide will show you how to select your default applications.
1) Search ‘Default’ in the Windows search bar and select ‘Default apps’.
2) Scroll down to ‘Web browser’ and click on your current default browser, this will then bring up a list of alternatives that are installed. Select your preferred browser, if you are changing from Microsoft Edge then a message will pop up, click ‘Switch anyway’.
3) Go to a .pdf file and right click on it. and select Properties.
4) In the box that appears select Change and choose from one of the installed PDF reading programmes installed.
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