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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 02 August 2015 - 12:13 PM

How to change Windows 10's default web browser to Chrome, Firefox, or Opera
 
If your upgrades switched browsers on you, here's the easy way to switch back.
 
Brad ChacosBrad Chacos | @BradChacos
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Aug 1, 2015 8:36
 
When you claim your free upgrade to Windows 10, the operating system pulls a nasty trick that could confuse non-techies that don’t know how to go digging around in system settings. The express installation option—a.k.a. the one non-technical users will choose—automatically sets your default web browser to Microsoft’s new Edge, even if you defaulted to Chrome, Firefox, Opera, or another web browser in Windows 7 or 8.
 

 

 



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Posted 02 August 2015 - 12:20 PM

Here's how to set your default browser in Windows 10
Setting your default browser is easy -- follow these simple steps to learn how.
 
by Nate Ralph  @NateRalph July 31, 2015 2:01 PM PDT
 
Mozilla's CEO is not very happy with Microsoft's decision to make Microsoft Edge the default browser in Windows 10. But don't worry: Switching the default browser -- and all of the default apps -- is really easy.