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  1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Saltburn-by-the-Sea
    Posts : 29
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       07 Aug 2015 #1

    Default Browser


    I have Internet Explorer set as my default browser.
    Each time I click on a link to website (often in an email) Windows asks which App to use to open the link.
    I highlight "Internet Explorer" and check the box "Always use this App"
    Sure enough the next time I click on a link the same thing happens.
    No matter how many times I check "Always use this App" Windows asks again.
    I am unable to exit from this infinite loop of interrogation!
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 142
    dual boot win10/win7
       07 Aug 2015 #2

    PeterAstle said: View Post
    I have Internet Explorer set as my default browser.
    Each time I click on a link to website (often in an email) Windows asks which App to use to open the link.
    I highlight "Internet Explorer" and check the box "Always use this App"
    Sure enough the next time I click on a link the same thing happens.
    No matter how many times I check "Always use this App" Windows asks again.
    I am unable to exit from this infinite loop of interrogation!
    Try going to settings/system/default apps and assign your preference from there.
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  3. Joined : Mar 2015
    New Mexico
    Posts : 991
    Windows 10 Pro,
       07 Aug 2015 #3

    I never have that problem and my default browser is Google Chrome.
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  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Saltburn-by-the-Sea
    Posts : 29
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       07 Aug 2015 #4

    mrpumpkin said: View Post
    Try going to settings/system/default apps and assign your preference from there.
    Thanks, but I tried that and the problem still remains.
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 79
    Windows 10 Pro
       07 Aug 2015 #5

    Try going into Settings>System>Default apps and select 'Set defaults by apps'. Select IE, check the box beside 'select all' and save. See if that helps with the issue. I also do not have this issue, but I am coming from a clean install of Windows 10.
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  6. Joined : Jul 2015
    Saltburn-by-the-Sea
    Posts : 29
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       07 Aug 2015 #6

    neomatter said: View Post
    Try going into Settings>System>Default apps and select 'Set defaults by apps'. Select IE, check the box beside 'select all' and save. See if that helps with the issue. I also do not have this issue, but I am coming from a clean install of Windows 10.
    Thanks, but that didn't help either!

    I tried setting the links to always open with Google Chrome. The problem disappeared.
    I changed back to IE and the problem came back!!!
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  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 142
    dual boot win10/win7
       08 Aug 2015 #7

    PeterAstle said: View Post
    Thanks, but that didn't help either!

    I tried setting the links to always open with Google Chrome. The problem disappeared.
    I changed back to IE and the problem came back!!!
    Here is the "official" way Make Internet Explorer your default browser - Windows Help
    , but it is what has been suggested.

    You did not state how you were signed in, but if you are with a MS account, try disabling one drive, and applying your settings, then re-syncing. A brief search yielded this.

    How to Completely Disable OneDrive - Microsoft Community
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  8. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 234
    10 preview 64bit
       08 Aug 2015 #8

    Edge


    The default is now Edge, not IE
    Controlpanel>Programes>Turn features on/off> Enable IE11.> reset IE as your default
    Login with either MS or local DOES NOT make any difference

    Roy
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  9. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 142
    dual boot win10/win7
       08 Aug 2015 #9

    hawkman said: View Post
    The default is now Edge, not IE
    Controlpanel>Programes>Turn features on/off> Enable IE11.> reset IE as your default
    Login with either MS or local DOES NOT make any difference

    Roy
    So why doesn't the default app in settings work? It works for me, but evidently it did not work for him. I was going to further suggest trying it through the IE 11 settings under the "programs" tab. Your suggestion is probably better.

    Having dealt with win 10 settings for awhile, why does the settings "app" not work as advertised (not save settings). I have had problems with different things in the win 10 settings not sticking until going to the native application, or control panel/device manager?
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  10. Joined : Jul 2015
    Saltburn-by-the-Sea
    Posts : 29
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       09 Aug 2015 #10

    Well everybody, many thanks for your suggestions, all of which I have tried, but I can't get anywhere with this problem.
    IE11 is most definitely set as my default browser (I set it once again!), One Drive is disabled and always was.
    I received an email containing a link to this thread, I clicked on it and the same problem was evident!Click image for larger version. 

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