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I am not able to change my default browser from Internet Explorer to Chrome because my company has internal tools which somehow break if my default browser is not IE. I work for a large company and the odds of being able to fix the functionality which breaks when I set Chrome as a default browser is approximately 0%. This is not an answer which will meet my needs.

I previously was able to view a list of all URLs and the default application which opens then and by changing web URLs to open in Chrome, I got 99% of this solution.

Since this, I have a new computer and these settings did not transfer appropriately.

However I cannot figure out how I was able to do this. I distinctly remember a list of all URLs and being able to set what application opens them.

Where can I view this list of hyperlinks and change applications accordingly?

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marked as duplicate by Darth Android, enderland, Mokubai, Tog, Randolph West Nov 19 '13 at 21:32

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If you are employed in a big company the better way is talk with your managers and ask them to allow you to use a different browser. – Paolo Gibellini Nov 18 '13 at 14:06
@PaoloGibellini that's not what I'm asking. I use Chrome all the time and am in fact posting here from Chrome now. – enderland Nov 18 '13 at 14:08
BrowserChooser may work for you. Not ideal, but gets you closer. – nerdwaller Nov 18 '13 at 14:34
Have you tried this? – Darth Android Nov 18 '13 at 15:19
@DarthAndroid ahah! Yes, when you dig into Chrome's settings in the "Default Programs" thing you can pick all the URL protocols! Thank you. – enderland Nov 18 '13 at 15:23

You could try setting the registry key located at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\http\shell\open\command, but I doubt if this is different from setting the default browser.

Depending on what might break, you could change this as it doesn't change the default program for .html files.

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