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Turn Off IE Message To make Internet Explorer as Default Web Browser

This is newbie trick to turn Off IE Message to make Internet Explorer as Default Web Browser on your computer while you start Internet Explorer. Many users don't like to set Internet Explorer as their default browser and they set another favorite browser as their default browser. So when they start Internet Explorer, IE checks whether it is set as the default browser or not. If IE found it is not the default browser, it will prompt them to set Internet Explorer as the default browser.

Stop IE from prompting you to set Internet Explorer as the default Browser

We can stop IE from asking the same question by changing simple settings. Steps are:

1. Start Internet Explorer

2. Click on Tools

3. Click on Internet Options

Disable Internet Explorer prompting to set as default web browser

4. On the tab click on Programs
Stop Internet to check whether it is default browser or not

In order to prevent Internet Explorer from asking the same question to make it as the default browser, we need to uncheck the checkbox"Tell me if Internet Explorer is not the default web browser". After unchecking the checkbox we should click on Apply and OK.

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Anonymous said…
Thank you very much. Stopped that annoying message. If you struggle through internet explorer you can go through internet setting and do the same thing there.


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