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Windows 7: Chrome won't let go of "default browser" title

09 Jun 2010   #1
ArtyErb

Windows 7 x64 Professional
 
 
Chrome won't let go of "default browser" title

So I was using Chrome for a few weeks as my default, but just missed my extensions on Firefox too much and wanted to go back. For some reason though, Firefox can't be made into my default browser, Chrome just won't let go. I've checked the "make sure FF is default on startup" box, hit the "make FF the default now" button, and it still won't switch. All the while, Chrome knows it's king of the hill.

Any ideas on how to swap it?


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09 Jun 2010   #2
metalmania31

Windows 7 Pro 64bit build 7601 SP1
 
 

Uninstall Chrome and then reinstall if you still plan to use it.
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09 Jun 2010   #3
ArtyErb

Windows 7 x64 Professional
 
 

I was hoping to avoid that, so all my settings would stay.
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10 Jun 2010   #4
metalmania31

Windows 7 Pro 64bit build 7601 SP1
 
 

Chrome is pretty sparse in settings I'm sure you can reset them pretty quickly.
But you can try these http://techtites.com/2009/02/12/back...chrome-backup/
http://www.sizzledcore.com/2008/09/0...ces-in-chrome/
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15 Jun 2010   #5
scorpioninblue

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

It's strange that Chrome is the only browser that does that...switching with any of the others is no problem whatsoever! I wonder if Google did that on purpose? If so, that's a real annoying minus on their part!!
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15 Jun 2010   #6
ArtyErb

Windows 7 x64 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by metalmania31 View Post
Uninstall Chrome and then reinstall if you still plan to use it.
The bookmarks and stuff were left intact (as far as I can tell), so I guess that was a good idea.

Thanks.
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15 Jun 2010   #7
metalmania31

Windows 7 Pro 64bit build 7601 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ArtyErb View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by metalmania31 View Post
Uninstall Chrome and then reinstall if you still plan to use it.
The bookmarks and stuff were left intact (as far as I can tell), so I guess that was a good idea.

Thanks.
So your problem is solved?
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15 Jun 2010   #8
ArtyErb

Windows 7 x64 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by metalmania31 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ArtyErb View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by metalmania31 View Post
Uninstall Chrome and then reinstall if you still plan to use it.
The bookmarks and stuff were left intact (as far as I can tell), so I guess that was a good idea.

Thanks.
So your problem is solved?
Oh yeah, all set now.
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