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Can't Set IE 8.0 as default on VISTA ...

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Old 09-10-2009
Athan
 

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Can't Set IE 8.0 as default on VISTA ...
Hello,

I'm trying to set IE as default on Vista but I can't

Every time IE loads I check make default. I run IE as administrator and I
press set default.
if I right click on url link I don't have the option open with to select IE

all these didn't work
http://www.ehow.com/how_2033267_set-...-explorer.html



any help would be appreciated ...

thank you

Athan

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Old 09-11-2009
Steve H.
 

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Re: Can't Set IE 8.0 as default on VISTA ...
Are you useing IE8 64 Bit? If so use the 32 bit version instead. IE8 64 can
not be used as a default browser.



"Athan" <athanp@gmail.com> wrote in message
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> Hello,
>
> I'm trying to set IE as default on Vista but I can't
>
> Every time IE loads I check make default. I run IE as administrator and I
> press set default.
> if I right click on url link I don't have the option open with to select
> IE
>
> all these didn't work
> http://www.ehow.com/how_2033267_set-...-explorer.html
>
>
>
> any help would be appreciated ...
>
> thank you
>
> Athan


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