How to make Google Chrome as Default Browser in Windows 8

Make Google Chrome as Default Browser in Windows 8 – Everyone is familiar with the fact that Internet Explorer ever exists as a default browser in each of the machines which comprise Windows Operating. Apart from Internet Explorer users have many choices in their hands to use latest Internet Browser. Google Chrome is one of them, which offers more speed than the another browser. Users have shown immense interest for Google Chrome to make it as a default browser. Now, I am going to discuss few steps for how to make Google Chrome as Default Browser in Windows 8.


At first, download Google Chrome in your system and after then follow as I suggest.

Keypunch this link in order to Navigate to the official Download location of the Chrome browser.

Chrome logo

How to make Google Chrome as Default Browser in Windows 8

1. Through Chrome

  • Strike/tap the link to Download Google Chrome browser.
  • If you are running Chrome browser first time then a message comes at the top side likes Set Google Chrome as a default browser. Here choose yes button. If this message does not appear here, click the wrench icon at the top left corner in the browser.
  • Click Settings button in the drop down menu.
Open settings in google chrome
  • Hunt up default browser tab in settings window and click the link – Make Google Chrome as Default Browser.
make Google Chrome as Default Browser in Windows 8
  • You can observe the Chrome is set as default.
chrome set as default browser

2. Through Control Panel

  • Unwind Control Panel. Navigate through the path

Control panel => Default Programs => Set Default Programs => Set Program Associations

default option on control panel


  • Check the boxes – HTTP in protocol tab and HTML in extension tab.
  • Now keypunch the Save button at the bottom to apply this setting.
change setting in set program associations
  • After all become successful to make Google Chrome as a default browser in Windows 8 on your computer.

If you don’t like IE then you can Remove Internet Explorer 10 from Windows 8.

After then you open any web page it will run in Google Chrome automatically.

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