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How to Make Internet Explorer the Default Web Browser

Posted under Internet, Software by ifoundafix

The other day while browsing the Internet I Found A Fix for a recent problem I was having. The issue is described as follows;

After installing another web browser (Safari), Microsoft Internet Explorer was no longer my default web browser.

The solution and description to this error is set out below;

Internet Explorer 2.x

1. Start Internet Explorer. On the View menu, click Options.
2. Click the Advanced tab and click to select the On startup, perform check for default browser check box.
3. Click OK.
4. Quit and re-start Internet Explorer. Then when you are prompted to make it the default browser, click Yes.

Internet Explorer 3.x, 4.x, 5.x

1. Open Control Panel and double-click Internet Options.
2. Click the Programs tab.
3. Click to select the Internet Explorer should check to see whether it is the default browser check box.
4. Click OK.
5. Start Internet Explorer and when you are prompted to make it the default browser, click Yes.




I would like to acknowledge the assistance and thank Microsoft for their solution which can also be found here

I hope you too have Found A Fix!

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