Chaging the Default Browser under Windows XP for IE and Firefox

There are times when you might want to change your default browser; especially if you are a developer and want to make sure that something works as it should with both IE and Firefox.

To change your default browser:

  • Go to: Start/Control Panels/Add or Remove Programs
  • Click on "Set Program Access and Defaults", the last button in the left-hand nav
  • Click on the "Custom" set of options
  • You will see an expanded list of items, Web Browser, E-mail Program, etc.
  • Under the "Choose a default Web browser", select the radio button next to browser you would like to set as default.
  • Click "OK"

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