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How can i make AOL my default browser?

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#1 rugbyboyle


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Posted 20 September 2005 - 01:06 PM

Hi all

I have a problem with my internet explorer in which osme sites dont work. Have tried numerous posts about it but no one seems to be able to solve the problem!

Therefore, i want to have AOL as my default browser, meanign when i click on links to my inbox on msn for example, or try to sign up with mcafee security center it opens with AOL rather than IE, thus eliminating that annoying "page cannot be displayed" message!!

I have been on the program access and defaults section on my laptop and changed AOL to my default browser, but this seems to have no effect on msn or my mcafee!

Hope someone can help me!


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Posted 20 September 2005 - 05:17 PM

There is a long explanation to your problem, to fully describe it. However, so that I don't confuse myself and then spread that to you. I'll make it short. AOL is not a browser. AOL is a service provider that has a "branded" browser included. That being said, the browser with the brand of AOL is in all actuality IE. So when you set AOL as default, you get IE. Hopefully I haven't confused you with that explanation.

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