Startup script to change default programs win 10 This topic contains 1 reply, has 2 voices, and was last updated by Sam Boutros 1 year, 8 months ago. Author Posts October 13, 2016 at 9:01 am #55267 Jeremy SmitParticipant People QUestion, Is it possible to create a script that can be rund when the computer is starting up. to change 2 sets of default programs like webbrowser and pdf reader. In windows 10 it changes to many time to edge both of them but the webbrowser default must be IE and pdf reader must be acrobat. Can someone help me to start this up? October 13, 2016 at 12:58 pm #55274 Sam BoutrosParticipant For default browser: Set-ItemProperty 'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Associations\UrlAssociations\http\UserChoice' -name ProgId IE.HTTP Set-ItemProperty 'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Associations\UrlAssociations\https\UserChoice' -name ProgId IE.HTTPS Setting default PDF reader is bit more complicated. You can use DISM as in https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh824855.aspx or Group Policy as in https://www.adobe.com/devnet-docs/acrobatetk/tools/AdminGuide/pdfviewer.html Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.