How to Set Your Default Internet Browser in Windows

Posted by Britt Duncan - December 22, 2014

Internet Explorer often automatically pops up when you click a link in your email client or another non-browser program. This is because the IE is set as a default web browser in Windows system. If you like to use Chrome, Firefox or Opera to surf online, you can set it as default web browser by following the tutorial below.

1. Open the Start Menu, select Control Panel > Programs > Default Programs.
Default Program

2. Click “Set your default programs”. A window will pop up with a list of programs that you can set.
Set programs
Set your default programs

3. Choose the web browser you want and click “Set this program as default” option at the bottom of the window. Click OK button.
Set this program as default

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