Quick Start to Default: Setting Up Foxit PDF Reader


“What are the steps to configure Portable Foxit PDF Reader as the default application for opening PDF files?”


Begin by launching the Portable Foxit PDF Reader application on your computer.

Step 2: Access Preferences

Once the application is open, navigate to the ‘File’ menu and select ‘Preferences’ from the dropdown list.

Step 3: Modify File Associations

In the Preferences window, click on the ‘File Associations’ category, then proceed to the ‘Advanced’ button.

Step 4: Set as Default PDF Viewer

Ensure that all the file types you wish to open with Foxit are checked. After confirming your selections, click on ‘OK’ to return to the Preferences window.

Step 5: Apply the Changes

To finalize the process, click on the ‘Make Default PDF viewer’ button. You may be prompted to confirm your choice; if so, click ‘OK’ to apply the change.

Step 6: Verify the Configuration

To verify that Portable Foxit PDF Reader is now your default PDF application, try opening a PDF file. It should automatically open in Foxit.

Additional Tips:

  • If you encounter any issues, you can also set Foxit as the default PDF reader through your operating system’s settings or control panel.
  • Remember to update your Portable Foxit PDF Reader regularly to ensure compatibility and security.
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following these steps, you’ll have Portable Foxit PDF Reader set as your default PDF application, ready to handle all your PDF viewing and editing needs..

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