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Use Google Chrome As Your Default PDF Reader (How to)

An exciting feature of Google Chrome browser is its Integrated PDF reader, which helps you view PDF files online without downloading them to your computer or you can use it as your default PDF Viewer for your PC to read PDF files saved in your computer - no need to install bulky Adobe Reader, Foxit Reader, etc to view PDF files.

How to make Google Chrome as default PDF reader for your PC?

First, make sure that integrated PDF reader is enabled in your Google Chrome (read it here how to enable pdf reader).

Then right click on a PDF file, select Open With, then Choose default program and check the box that says, “always use as default program” (or similar)

Then browse to the Chrome installation path. For Windows XP - Go to My Computer – C – My document and Settings – User – Local settings -Application data – Google – Chrome – Application. Here, select Chrome, and click OK to save the settings. That’s all.

Note: Enable ‘show hidden files and folders’ from the folder option menu before doing this. Moreover, the method is more or less similar to Windows 7 and Vista. (Via - Techtrickz)

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