Change which programs Windows 7 uses by default

Applies to: Windows 7

A default program is the program that Windows uses when you open a particular type of file, such as a music file, an image, or a webpage. For example, if you have more than one web browser installed on your computer, you can choose one of them to be the default browser.

Open Default Programs by clicking the Start button
The Start button
 and then clicking Default Programs.

In Default Programs, you can: