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Windows 7: IE 8 as default browser.

30 Oct 2010   #11
darkhorse

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I tested with Firefox, and it is running ok set as the default browser.
But it was also visible in the Default Programs as IE8 is not.

Association also works for Firefox from my mailing program.


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30 Oct 2010   #12
roncerr

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darkhorse View Post
...But it was also visible in the Default Programs as IE8 is not...
IE8 on Windows 7 needs to be added via "Programs and Features" in the section where you "Turn Windows features on and off". Perhaps that's why it's not visible.
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30 Oct 2010   #13
darkhorse

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

It is checked.
I really wonder what is wrong here.


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30 Oct 2010   #14
roncerr

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darkhorse View Post
...I really wonder what is wrong here.
You could try an IE8 reset: Tools/Internet Options/Advanced/Reset.
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31 Oct 2010   #15
darkhorse

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I have done the reset a couple of times yesterday and also today.
Still the links in my mailer opens Firefox.
IE is set in the registry to IE, and also in the IE8 itself, but still Firefox opens links.
As Firefox opens, I'm told, that it is not the default browser, and that is true .

But doesn't open the default one IE8
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31 Oct 2010   #16
Fayla

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit SP1
 
 

Un-install Firefox, try again. Does IE8 open by default now? Reinstall Firefox, make sure it doesn't set to default.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darkhorse View Post
I have done the reset a couple of times yesterday and also today.
Still the links in my mailer opens Firefox.
IE is set in the registry to IE, and also in the IE8 itself, but still Firefox opens links.
As Firefox opens, I'm told, that it is not the default browser, and that is true .

But doesn't open the default one IE8
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01 Nov 2010   #17
darkhorse

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I uninstalled Firefox. Did a total clean, and rebooted. Still no associations with IE8.
I did a reset of IE8.
I have a red croos in some of the implied things in reset. Could it be that ?.
Attachments shows after reset, and regedit shows that IE is the deafult browser.
What the heck can be wrong ?


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