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Windows 7: Open Links in Firefox

22 Jan 2011   #1
TheIceman6

Windows 7 - Ultimate
 
 
Open Links in Firefox

Hello,

I don't know what I did, but now if I click a link on a program on my PC it opens in Internet explorer instead of Firefox, How can i fix that? and open all links in Firefox only?

Thanks.


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22 Jan 2011   #2
SledgeDG

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Under Start/Default Programs/Make a file type always open in a specific program
or
Control Panel\Programs\Default Programs\Set Associations
Open Links in Firefox-capture.jpg
set the association back to firefox for .htm and .html
Open Links in Firefox-capture1.jpg


-DG
you might even scroll down and set FF as default for certain protocols


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22 Jan 2011   #3
TheIceman6

Windows 7 - Ultimate
 
 

Thanks

It's confusing firefox is not in the list of FTP / http and https I can see only IE - chrome and Safari.
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22 Jan 2011   #4
SledgeDG

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Yeah..it's a little confusing
try this:
Open Links in Firefox-capture.jpg


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22 Jan 2011   #5
TheIceman6

Windows 7 - Ultimate
 
 

It's so weird Firefox is not there either. What to do?

Firefox looks a bit weird for you? a different Version? what is it? I liked the logo.
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22 Jan 2011   #6
Not Myself

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheIceman6 View Post
Hello,

I don't know what I did, but now if I click a link on a program on my PC it opens in Internet explorer instead of Firefox, How can i fix that? and open all links in Firefox only?

Thanks.
In Firefox, Tools/Options/Advanced/General/System Defaults, "Always check...": This may work for you. (Sometimes one has for force Windows itself to recognize FF as the default browser.)
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22 Jan 2011   #7
TheIceman6

Windows 7 - Ultimate
 
 

Thanks, it worked
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22 Jan 2011   #8
SledgeDG

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

It's not a different version, I just used Ressource Hacker to patch the EXE with a different icon (I did that to all the applications I have pinned to give it some kind of consistency at least color wise..I it used to look like a "circus theme" all different colors
From left to right:
Firefox, Chrome, MediaMonkey, Windows Media Player and VLC

Open Links in Firefox-capture.jpg

-DG


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23 Jan 2011   #9
TheIceman6

Windows 7 - Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SledgeDG View Post
It's not a different version, I just used Ressource Hacker to patch the EXE with a different icon (I did that to all the applications I have pinned to give it some kind of consistency at least color wise..I it used to look like a "circus theme" all different colors
From left to right:
Firefox, Chrome, MediaMonkey, Windows Media Player and VLC

Attachment 133729

-DG
lol, very nice very nice logo btw.
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