1.    2 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 51
    Windows 7,10

    Stop windows store as default protocol handler on chrome


    On chrome, I once clicked on remember my choice for this "link/filetype"
    e.g.



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    Now when I go to a windows store site on google chrome
    e.g. The Dark Crystal - Microsoft Store
    It auto launches windows store app..

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    When it launches, all my audio from other apps gets diverted to this app

    I want to
    1. reset this protocol handler on chrome to stop it auto launching the windows store
    2. stop the windows store app from stealing the sound card audio
    Last edited by madmax2; 2 Weeks Ago at 03:24.
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  2.    2 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
    Posts : 4,117
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703

    Hi madmax2.

    Chrome, can't be sure but I would check Content settings.

    Click three dots upper right, click settings, click three bars upper left, click Advanced, click Privacy and Security, click Content Settings. First I would look at Handlers.

    On sound, click on speaker is systray, playback devices, click on your playback device, click on properties, click on advance tab, uncheck "Allow applications to to exclusive.... ". Note your changes so you can reset.


    Ken
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