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By azms ·
Ok, I give up! Ever since I installed IE5 it thinks it is the default browser even with the "IE should check to see if it is the default browser." We need Netscape as the default browser. Any feedback will be appreciated. Thank you in advance.

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by SyscoKid In reply to Selecting a Default Brows ...

From http://www.infinisource.com/windows95/troub-51.htm

Here's how to make Netscape (Communicator) the default browser:

In Internet Explorer select (from the menu) View > Internet Options, select the Programs tab
Uncheck the Internet Explorer should check to see if it's the default browser checkbox
Now start Netscape. It should ask if you want it to be the default browser If however in the past you told Netscape not to ask you again (if it needed to be the default browser), you have to do this:

Go to \ Program Files \ Netscape \ Users \ Username \. There should be a file there called prefs.js. Open it with Notepad and look for a line that says:
user_pref("browser.wfe.ignore_def_check", true);


Change the true to false
Make sure you close Netscape before doing this

After you change it and start up Netscape, you'll get a prompt asking you if you want Netscape to register itself as the default browser.

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by azms In reply to Selecting a Default Brows ...

In Internet Explorer the Internet Options are located in Tools not View.

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