Changing the default program on Windows

Make a program default and always open files through a specific program.

Objective

If a program ever gets reinstalled or removed and changes the default, you can follow the instructions below to change it back to your default.

Environment

Windows PC

Procedure

  1. Right-click on a file that you want to open in the default program.
  2. Click on "Properties."
  3. Next to "Opens With:" click on "Change."
  4. Choose the program that you would like to be the default.

Details

Article ID: 1618
Created
Wed 5/27/20 8:28 AM
Modified
Mon 8/31/20 9:04 AM