Windows 10 1803 default browser

Discus and support Windows 10 1803 default browser in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi, I would like to use Firefox but I cannot find a way to set it as default browser, in particular when I open a search result from "start menu"... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by roy111, Aug 7, 2018.

  1. roy111 Win User

    Windows 10 1803 default browser


    Hi,


    I would like to use Firefox but I cannot find a way to set it as default browser, in particular when I open a search result from "start menu" Edge is fired up instead of Firefox; i searched but i'm not able to find a solution.

    Is it possible to set Firefox as default browser in windows 10 1803 ?

    Thanks!

    :)
     
    roy111, Aug 7, 2018
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  2. guustavooo Win User

    Unable to set default browser

    • Does this issue happens while you try to set other browser as default too or is it specific to specific browser?

    Any browser.

    Already did the steps you suggested. It's some kind of bug where it's impossible to set a default browser at all.

    I heard elsewhere from one other user
    that it seems to be a problem with upgrading to 10 on the SP3. Sounds very specifc.
     
    guustavooo, Aug 7, 2018
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  3. Ahhzz Win User
    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Aug 7, 2018
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  4. Arun B J Win User

    Windows 10 1803 default browser

    Setting Chrome as my default browser - Windows 10

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I understand your concern regarding the issue that you are facing.

    I would suggest you to try these steps to see if it resolves the issue.

    • Go to Start > Settings > System.
    • Choose Default apps, then scroll down to
      Web browser.
    • Tap or click the browser that’s currently listed as your default, then choose Chrome from the list of apps


    Hope this helps. If the issue remains unresolved, please get back to us and we would be happy to help
     
    Arun B J, Aug 7, 2018
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