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MSN - Email loading in IE and not default browser


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jamielaw

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When you open MSN up and click: My E-mail Inbox, it loads the page in IE - which is not my default browser. Basically all I want to do is load the page up in my default browser. I have double checked my default browser and it is definitely not IE. Of course I could just load up www.hotmail.com in my default browser but that can be a pain because I'm not alerted when I get new mail. So I just want to know how to change that.

Any ideas are welcome :whistling:
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Many programs open Internet Explorer as the default browser even you set Firefox or Opera as the default. This is because they've been coded that way and nothing you can do will change that.

MSN is an expected one to open Internet Explorer, as they're both made by Microsoft.
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MSN is an expected one to open Internet Explorer, as they're both made by Microsoft.


Thought you'd say that. Yes, I just wondered if there was maybe a tweak or something to allow it to open in Firefox.

Appreciate the response - thanks! :whistling:
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The only exception - of sorts - is when you install one of those Internet Explorer replacement interfaces (Avant Browser i think) and it will open as your default browser from any application -- but it's still IE underneath of course.
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