1.    11 Dec 2015 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    When I open a link in email I get asked which browser I want to use


    Whenever I open a link in email I get asked which browser I want to use. I have selected Explorer as my default browser and I keep checking the box that says "always use this app" It is very frustrating. How do I make Windows 10 understand that I always want to use IE.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    11 Dec 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 3,655
    10 Pro

    What email client are you using? Outlook 2010 by any chance?
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    11 Dec 2015 #3
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Yes. Outlook 2010
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    11 Dec 2015 #4
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 3,655
    10 Pro

    Have a look in this thread below - it seems there is finally a solution if you add this to the registry
    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    
    
    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\htmlfile\shell\opennew\command]
     @="\"C:\\Program Files\\Internet Explorer\\IEXPLORE.EXE\" %1"
    Can not declare IE 11 as default program - Page 13 - Windows 10 Forums
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Solved Locate link browser
After I upgraded to Windows 10 I am unable to click on any link in Outlook 2003. I get a popup that says "Locate link browser". I searched for a solution and read that I needed to associate it with IExplore.exe. After doing that, now whenever I...
Browsers and Email
logged into a website, and click a link - get asked to relogin
since upgrading to win10 chrome/firefox/ie/edge all playing up i log into a forum website. and say click a link inside said website, (which should take me to a page belonging to same said website) - and it jumps back to log in page - ask me...
Browsers and Email
Since upgrading to 10, cannot open word 2003 .doc from email link
I upgraded my laptop before attempting my main PC. On the laptop I have received an email with a simple .doc file attached. When I click on it I get the message there is a problem sending the command to the program This never happened in...
Browsers and Email
Win10 Outlook email link to browser
Every time i open an email and then click a link to go to a website Windows 10 pops up a question of which browser i want to use for that link. I select the Always use this app option but it asks every time. I have set Chrome as my default browser...
Browsers and Email
How to click a link in Edge and have it open in a new open tab.
There seems no way to click a link in Edge and have it open in a new open tab. It either opens in the existing tab or creates a new closed tab, depending on which mouse button you use.
Browsers and Email
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 20:30.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums