Stop windows store as default protocol handler on chrome

  1.    04 Nov 2017 #1

    Stop windows store as default protocol handler on chrome

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

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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; 05 Nov 2017 at 03:24.
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  2. Caledon Ken's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1809
       05 Nov 2017 #2

    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.

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