How to change default program to open magnet link in windows?



Magnet links are a type of Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) used to identify a particular file or resource on a computer network. They are commonly used to download files from peer-to-peer (P2P) networks, such as BitTorrent. Magnet links are supported by most torrent clients and some web browsers.

In Windows, the default program for opening magnet links is the web browser. If you would like to use a different program to open magnet links, you must change the default program setting. This can be done in the Control Panel.

To change the default program that opens magnet links in Windows:

1. Open the Control Panel and click on “Default Programs”.

2. Click on “Set your default programs.”

3. Select the program you wish to use to open magnet links and click “Set this program as default.”

4. Click “OK” to save the changes.

5. The program you selected should now be the default program for opening magnet links.

It is possible to use other programs to open magnet links. For example, some popular torrent clients, such as uTorrent and Vuze, also allow you to open magnet links. If you would like to use one of these programs, you must first install it on your computer and then set it as the default program for opening magnet links.

To set a torrent client as the default program for opening magnet links:

1. Open the Control Panel and click on “Default Programs”.

2. Click on “Set your default programs.”

3. Select the torrent client you wish to use and click “Set this program as default.”

4. Click “OK” to save the changes.

5. The torrent client you selected should now be the default program for opening magnet links.

It is also possible to use a web browser to open magnet links. For example, many web browsers, such as Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, have built-in support for magnet links. To use a web browser to open magnet links, you must first set it as the default program for opening magnet links.

To set a web browser as the default program for opening magnet links:

1. Open the Control Panel and click on “Default Programs”.

2. Click on “Set your default programs.”

3. Select the web browser you wish to use and click “Set this program as default.”

4. Click “OK” to save the changes.

5. The web browser you selected should now be the default program for opening magnet links.

Changing the default program for opening magnet links in Windows is a simple process. All you need to do is open the Control Panel, select the program you wish to use, and click “Set this program as default.” Once you have done this, the selected program should be the default program for opening magnet links.

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