how to set internet explorer as the default

  ugy101 22:33 07 Oct 04

can someone let me know how to set the internet explorer as my default as i am using firefox and that has become my new default when ever i open a link up.
i am using ie6 and operating system is win xp

  JonnyTub 22:37 07 Oct 04

open explorer, go to tools, internet options. click on te programmes tab and set explorer as the default. plce a tick in the very bottom box as well

  ugy101 22:39 07 Oct 04

thanks alot mate

  JonnyTub 22:39 07 Oct 04

has it worked?

  GroupFC 22:45 07 Oct 04

I think this might do it (although why you would want to I don't know - I have just started using Firefox and it is infinitely preferable!).

In IE go to tools>Internet options. On the programs tab there check box to the effect that IE should check if it is the default browser, check this then click apply and OK. Close IE.

Re-open IE and you should get a window pop-up asking if you want IE to be the default. If you are sure you do click yes!

Good Luck!

  GroupFC 22:46 07 Oct 04

Doh!! - Must type faster!

JT - obviously!

  JonnyTub 22:47 07 Oct 04


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