Change your default browser Print
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To set Internet Explorer as the default browser

 

  • Open the Control Panel and go to the Internet Options.
  • Click the Programs tab
  • Check the option Internet Explorer should check to see whether it is the default browser
  • The next time you open Internet Explorer, you should be prompted to set it as the default browser
  • If the option Internet Explorer should check to see whether it is the default browser is already checked
  • Click the Reset Web Settings button (Uncheck Also reset my home page to keep your current homepage settings). This will reset Internet Explorer as the default browser. You may need to reset your Default Email and Default Newsgroup programs after resetting Internet Explorer like this.

 

To set Netscape 7 as the default browser:

 

  • Open Netscape 7. Click the Edit menu and choose Preferences
  • Expand the Advanced category by clicking the triangle next to it and choose System
  • Check HTML documents in the Windows should use Netscape 7 to open these file types. Note: If you would like image files (like jpg or gif) to open in Netscape 7, check those options as well
  • Check http: (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) and https: (Secure HTTP) in the Windows should use Netscape 7 to handle these protocols
  • Check the option Alert me if other applications change these settings
  • Click OK to save the changes