Set Google Chrome as Default Browser

Configures the default browser checks in Google Chrome and prevents users from changing them.

If you enable this setting, Google Chrome will always check on startup whether it is the default browser and automatically register itself if possible.

If this setting is disabled, Google Chrome will never check if it is the default browser and will disable user controls for setting this option.

If this setting is not set, Google Chrome will allow the user to control whether it is the default browser and whether user notifications should be shown when it isn't.

Note for administrators of Microsoft® Windows: Enabling this setting will only work for machines running Windows 7. For versions of Windows starting with Windows 8, you must deploy a "default application associations" file that makes Google Chrome the handler for the https and http protocols (and, optionally, the ftp protocol and file formats such as .html, .htm, .pdf, .svg, .webp, etc...). See for more information.

Supported on: Microsoft Windows 7

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Google\Chrome
Value NameDefaultBrowserSettingEnabled
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0


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