Change which programs Windows 7 uses by default

लागू: 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:
 
Set your default programs
Use this option to choose which programs you want Windows to use, by default.

If a program does not show up in the list, you can make the program a default by using Set Associations.
  1. Open Default Programs by clicking the Start button
    The Start button
     and then clicking Default Programs

  2. Click Associate a file type or protocol with a program.
  3. Click the file type or protocol that you want the program to act as the default for.
  4. Click Change program.
  5. Click the program that you want to use as the default for the file type you selected, or click the arrow next to Other Programs to show additional programs. (If you don't see Other Programs, or your program is not listed, click Browse to find the program you want to use, and then click Open. If no other programs are installed that are able to open the file type or protocol, your choices will be limited.)

    If you don't see the program you want to use as the default, click the arrow next to Other Programs to see a list of programs available on your computer.
  6. Click OK