Re: default browser wont stick
"Frank Saunders MS-MVP IE,OE/WM" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> "Keith" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> Have upgraded to service pack 3 , now every time I start internet
>> explorer I am asked to make it the default.
>> XP Pro , IE7 . Tried all methods I can find. Anyone help?
> It might be a security program blocking the Registry change it needs to
> make. A few, but not all, of the programs now doing this are:
> Ad-aware's Ad-Watch
> IBM Access Connections
> McAfee VirusScan and/or Antispyware
> Norton AV
> Spyware Blaster
> Spybot> Tools> IE Tweaks
> Spybot- Teatimer
> Spyware Doctor
> Windows Defender
> Zone Alarm (free) 6.5 Reported to be fixed in later versions.
> In the case of Zone Alarm 6.5 or Norton 2007 it actually has to be
> uninstalled. Make sure the Windows Firewall is turned on until you
> reinstall Zone Alarm.
> Boot into Safe Mode with Networking and try the change.
> Frank Saunders MS-MVP IE,OE/WM
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Have uninstalled Spyware blaster and zone alarm 7 free ,still no go. In safe
mode I run internet options and every time IE is no longer the default.
I believe a registry key is missing, but where to look. Can I reinstall IE7