Internet Explorer Not Configured as Default Browser

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Symptoms
When you install Internet Explorer for Windows 95, it is not automaticallyconfigured as the default browser. When you run Internet Explorer afterinstalling it, the following message may be displayed:
Internet Explorer is not currently your default browser. Would you liketo make it your default browser?
If you click No, this message is displayed each time you start Internet Explorer.
Cause
This behavior occurs if you have another Web browser installed in additionto Internet Explorer and your earlier version of Internet Explorer wasnot configured as the default browser.
Resolution
To configure Internet Explorer as the default browser, start InternetExplorer, and then click Yes when the following message is displayed:
Internet Explorer is not currently your default browser. Would you liketo make it your default browser?
If you do not want Internet Explorer to be the default browser, click No. To prevent the message from appearing again, click to clear the Always perform this check when starting up check box before you click No.
More information
By default, Internet Explorer checks to see if it is the default browsereach time it starts. If Internet Document (HTML) files are associated witha different browser when Internet Explorer starts, Internet Explorerrecognizes that it is not the default browser and prompts you to make itthe default browser.

If your earlier version of Internet Explorer was not configured as thedefault browser, Internet Explorer is not automatically configured as thedefault browser and the message is displayed. If you do not allow InternetExplorer to configure itself as the default browser, the message appearseach time you start Internet Explorer until you clear the Always perform this check when starting up check box.

To determine which program Internet Document files are associated with inWindows 95, follow these steps:
  1. On the desktop, double-click My Computer.
  2. On the View menu, click Options, and then click the File Types tab.
  3. In the Registered File Types box, click Internet Document (HTML). The program that is listed on the Opens With line in the File Type Details area is the program that Internet Document files are currently associated with.
To associate Internet Document files with Internet Explorer in Windows 3.1, follow these steps:
  1. Start File Manager.
  2. Click any .htm file to select it.
  3. On the File menu, click Associate.
  4. In the Associate With box, click Internet Explorer to select it, and then click OK.
خصائص

رقم الموضوع: 153774 - آخر مراجعة: 06/22/2014 18:03:00 - المراجعة: 5.0

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