• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 14022
  • Last Modified:

Set default pdf program in registry

Hi Experts,

I have to set the deault program to open pdf files. It needs to be done directly in the registry. Where in the registry do i set it, and how do i do it?

Thanks,

~Sven~
0
SvenIA
Asked:
SvenIA
  • 2
1 Solution
 
jcimarronCommented:
SvenIA--
"The open with associations are all stored in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.
This is a special registry hive that combines the local user's associations in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes with the system's associations in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Classes. "

Source:
http://superuser.com/questions/266268/where-in-the-registry-does-windows-store-with-which-program-to-open-certain-fil
0
 
SvenIAAuthor Commented:
Thanks, thats the info i needed.
0
 
jcimarronCommented:
SvenIA--You are welcome.
0

Featured Post

Receive 1:1 tech help

Solve your biggest tech problems alongside global tech experts with 1:1 help.

  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now