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  • Windows 7
    Opera 16.13 USB install (ran with admin to see if it would register properly, but it didn't)

    Examples of problem:

    1. (Opera is not registered here, for some reason)
    2. (from chromes page, I can't find any way to change this from the file manager either)
  • Afaik you can't set Opera as default browser in an usb/standalone install. You need to install it for all users.

  • But its already on all the other options?

  • I found,

    And changed it. Just replace \App\Opera\wherevere with \Program Files (x86)\Opera or similar.

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    ; Infamous capabilities:

    "ApplicationDescription"="Opera, Internet Browser"



    ; Register to Default Programs


    ; OperaURL HANDLER:

    @="Opera Document"
    "FriendlyTypeName"="Opera Document"



    @=""C:\App\Opera\opera.exe" -- "%1""