Is there any way to make a portable browser the default browser of Windows 8.1? Apparently the registry tricks of Windows 7 are not working in Windows 8 and 8.1!
You can make so without hassling all those techy registry tricks. Most modern browsers have ability to make it default.
For example for Google Chrome go to
Settings -> Default browser --> Make Google Chrome the default browser
and it will do everything for you.
Actually, my case is Windows 7. And it's annoying to be unable to open links in a default browser, when your browsers are portable.
When i fix my Windows 8.1, i can tell about it, too. May be i am wrong about Windows 8(.1). But it shouldn't differ too much, may be some latest portable browser of choice version could help.
If it won't just try several browsers, and at least one would fit. All browser's developers couldn't be wrong about not been able to set several registry values according to their product.