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Windows 7: Google Talk Opens Links In IE After Update IE10, Not Frirefox Default

08 Mar 2013   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Google Talk Opens Links In IE After Update IE10, Not Frirefox Default

Does anyone here know of a fix to this?

Since I updated Internet Explorer to ver 10, Now links someone sends in Google Talk open in IE 10 not my default Firefox !!

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08 Mar 2013   #2

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Windows 8.1 Pro x64

Hello voiceartistusa and welcome to the forums

Can you open your Start Menu, click on Control Panel > Programs > Default Programs > Associate a file type or protocol with a program. This should bring up a list of your filetype associations.

Under the Extensions header, can you tell me what is listed in the Current Default column for the following names,

  • .htm
  • .html
And for these Protocols (at the bottom)

  • http
  • https
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30 Sep 2013   #3

Windows 7

If nothing seems to work, click on Program and Access default. Select Non Microsoft option first. Then choose custom profile. Change access to mail, html and other options with your preference. This definitely will ensure your preferred program is used always and offers flexibility to use microsoft and non microsoft programs wherever applicable.
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