If you upgrade to Windows 10 from a prior version, it changes your default browser setting to Microsoft’s new browser called “Edge”. It’s really simple to change it back.
- Click the search icon in the lower left corner of your screen.
- Type default browser
- At the top of the search results, “choose a default web browser” will be highlighted. Just click it.
- On the settings window that comes up, scroll to where you see “Web Browser”, then click the browser name shown in the drop down list under it. It’ll show you a list of browsers on your machine. Just choose your favorite and you’re done.
The Mozilla CEO wrote a nastly, open letter complaining that Microsoft changed the default selection (which they did), but he also claimed that it’s very difficult to change it back. Clearly, he’s wrong about that part.
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