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#1 Compu-tar

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Posted 20 September 2007 - 08:51 AM

I've recently switched to Opera and Im loving it much more than Firefox.....but i was wondering, does anyone know how i can make opera my default browser so that a link that i click will start opera instead of another browser?

Any help would be appreciated

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Edited by TMacK, 20 September 2007 - 11:46 PM.

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#2 jhsmurray

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Posted 20 September 2007 - 09:00 AM

Sure, its an option you can check in Opera itself:
http://www.opera.com/support/search/view/802/

Alternatively, you could manually set the (non-microsoft) program default to be opera:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/332003/

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#3 Leon Siria

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Posted 24 September 2007 - 12:02 PM

It is available in the Opera online help itself.I have reproduced the exact copy of the relevant lines here:
"The second time you run Opera, it will start displaying a dialog asking if you want Opera to be your default browser. Even if you have previously cancelled this dialog, you can change the setting by doing the following:
1.Go to Tools > Preferences > Advanced > Programs
2Tick the checkbox for "Check if Opera is default browser on startup".
3.Next time you start Opera, answer "Yes" when the dialog asks you if you want Opera to be the default browser on your computer."




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