Windows 10: Internet Explorer takes over from mozilla Firefox Quantum unrequested. Solved

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  1.    01 Feb 2018 #1

    Internet Explorer takes over from mozilla Firefox Quantum unrequested.


    :) Hi all.
    I was wondering if anyone has had the problem where, Internet Explorer interrupts Firefox to display information or searching paths when Firefox is set as the default browser in Microsoft Windows 10 settings.

    I use Kapersky Internet Security, wherein there is a device called Safe Money which allows me to use an artificial keyboard to enter private information to defeat key loggers etc.

    Firefox starts up fine and opens as normal, then starts to open a protected version in order to enter personal details. However, at this point, Internet Explorer cuts in and takes over operations, by- passing Firefox, even though Firefox is the Default browser.

    Any advice welcome.

    Many thanks.
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  2.    01 Feb 2018 #2

    See section:
    4. How to change the default browser

    https://support.kaspersky.co.uk/12099#block4
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  3.    01 Feb 2018 #3

    Reply Firefox/internet problem.


    Many thanks for your reply, however, settings mentioned i already have in place and problem still exists.
    In kapersky, as you will know, there is no where to specify a specific browser, apart from Internet Explorer.
    Settings in W10 set to Firefox as the default but IE takes over.
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  4.    01 Feb 2018 #4

    Confirm that you read this:

    https://support.kaspersky.co.uk/imag...124-281815.png

    EDIT: Just to be clear choose the "Default Browser" option when Firefox isn't running. It should then use system default browser which you have set as Firefox.
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  5.    01 Feb 2018 #5

    Then check file associations in control panel.

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  6.    02 Feb 2018 #6

    Reply Firefox/internet problem.


    :) I confirm that setting.

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    HTM =HTML current settings.
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  7.    02 Feb 2018 #7

    What about xhtml?

    And you chose the default browser option in KSM? Then sorry but I have no idea why IE should launch.

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  8.    02 Feb 2018 #8

    Reply Firefox/internet problem.


    Neither do I.
    Nevertheless, many thanks for your help.
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  9.    02 Feb 2018 #9

    Reply Firefox/internet problem.


    Neither do I.
    Nevertheless, many thanks for your help.
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  10.    02 Feb 2018 #10

    Okay after some more thought:
    Note   Note

    Edit: Forget this bit. It resulted in needing to reset file associations and protocols on my machine.
    Try running
    firefox.exe -silent -setDefaultBrowser



    From the Run dialog box [Winkey+R]

    Also which version of Firefox are you running? (32bit or 6bit) and version number?
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