Windows 10: Can't set Edge to be a default .URL file type opener. Please help

Discus and support Can't set Edge to be a default .URL file type opener. Please help in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; [ATTACH] I am suddenly not able to open .URL files with Edge. Does anyone know the reason why? I can't find the option to select Edge here nor in... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/MrLol1423, Jan 27, 2021.

  1. Can't set Edge to be a default .URL file type opener. Please help

    /u/MrLol1423, Jan 27, 2021
    #1

  2. Microsoft Edge is not the default for PDF files

    Hi Lawrence,

    Thank you for contacting Microsoft Community.

    I understand the inconvenience caused to you. We will help you to resolve the issue.

    I suggest you to follow the below steps to change Microsoft edge as a default file type for .PDF files and check if it helps.

    1. Click on
    Start Menu
    > Settings > System >
    Default Apps
    .

    2. Scroll down and select ‘Choose default Apps by file type‘.

    3. Scroll down and look for.pdfon the left side, click on ‘Microsoft Edge‘ to select, once ‘Choose
    an app’ popup opens, select the application you want to set as default to open PDF file type, done.

    Hope this information is helpful and do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist.
     
    Karthicka_R, Jan 27, 2021
    #2
  3. Set default app for .file type file

    how to set default app for .file type file

    we can right click on it and open with but set default option is not available.

    Please suggest
     
    NilimeshHalder, Jan 27, 2021
    #3
  4. Can't set Edge to be a default .URL file type opener. Please help

    Override Edge from PDF default

    Hi Chris,

    I realize that all web-based PDF pop open EDGE. I will try to help you with this issue.


    • Did you make any changes to the PC prior to this issue?
    Follow the steps to set the default programs and check if that helps.


    • Press Windows logo key on the keyboard, type Default programs and select the top most search result.

    • Click on Set your Default programs and select the programs listed in the left side panel of the window to set defaults.

    • Follow the on-screen instructions.
    Close the window after setting the programs and check if the changes are effective.

    If the issue persists, follow these additional steps and check if that helps.


    • Press Windows logo key on the keyboard, type Default programs and select the top most search result.

    • Click on Associate a file type or protocol with a program option from the window.

    • Click on the file type or protocol that you want to change and click on Change program.

    • Follow the on-screen instructions.
    Close the window after setting the programs defaults and check if the changes are effective.

    Keep us informed to help you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Srimadhwa B, Jan 27, 2021
    #4
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