How to Use Google Chrome as your default PDF reader

Use Google Chrome as a Default PDF reader  is not as difficult as it sounds. It is quite easy to configure. So here we show you how.

First, locate the Google Chrome executable file. The easiest way to do this is right click on the shortcut Chrome and select Properties from the menu. In the Target box, you can find the full path to chrome.exe. Highlight the text and copy it.

Now, will head the panel file association.


In Windows XP: Open the Run dialog (Win + R, or click Start> Run), write control folders and then press Enter. When the Folder Options window, click the File Types tab.

Windows 7 and Vista: Click the Windows icon, type "associates" and click the first result that says "Change the file type associated ..."

Then scroll down, you'll probably see a long list of file types, search PDFCourse. Once you find it, click on the Change button, then click on Browse, and then paste the path to Google Chrome in the file box. Click on OK, and now should show "Open With" Chrome. Click Close, and voila!

Go to the Documents folder and double click a file PDF and see what the file is opened with Google Chrome. Via