Sunday, November 18, 2007

How to Set Internet Explorer, Netscape to be Default Web Browser in Your PC

Here's a simple help to make Netscape or Internet Explorer to be the default web browser..

For Netscape:

In Windows Explorer, go to C:\Program Files\Netscape\Users

In that directory, you will see your user folder, and inside is your 'Pref.js' file.
Right-click 'Prefs.js' and open it with Notepad

On the lineuser_pref("browser.wfe.ignore_def_check", true);

change the word true to false and save the file (ignore the text at the topof the file that warns you not to edit the file).

Next time you start Netscape, the dialog box will come up asking if you want to make Netscape your default browser. Choose Yes.More info

To make Internet Explorer the default web browser,
In Internet Explorer -> View menu -> Internet Options -> Programs
Enable 'Internet Explorer should check to see whether it is the default web browser'

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