Windows 10: Windows 10 build 1607 and changing the default browser

  1.    06 Oct 2016 #1

    Windows 10 build 1607 and changing the default browser


    Hi

    Lately I upgraded to Windows 10 1607. It seems that whenever I open the default apps window (and only that window), the taskbar icons are blinking and I can't change the default browser to Firefox (I'm using the portable version). It's in the list but when I select it, Edge is re-selected and the icons keep blinking. If I select Internet Explorer, it is selected and the icons stop blinking.

    I guess that because Firefox is portable, it does not appear in "set defaults by app", so I can't use this solution I read on the internet. I don't remember having this problem before with Windows 10.

    Any ideas?
    Thanks
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  2. Posts : 2,602
    10 Home x64 (1703) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       06 Oct 2016 #2

    Can you not set Firefox as the default browser from within Firefox itself? You certainly can in my installed version. Find it in the 'Options' page, or type about:preferences in the address bar.
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  3.    06 Oct 2016 #3

    Bree said: View Post
    Can you not set Firefox as the default browser from within Firefox itself? You certainly can in my installed version. Find it in the 'Options' page, or type aboutreferences in the address bar.
    When I click on the set as default button in Firefox, it opens the set default apps page of Windows 10 where I need to do it manually
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  4.    08 Oct 2016 #4
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  5.    08 Oct 2016 #5

    Thanks, it seems to do the trick!
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    08 Oct 2016 #6

    Good to hear..
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