Cannot Change Default Web Browser RRS feed

  • Question

  • Windows 10. Changing Default Browser.

    I can't change default browser either through Settings applet or Control Panel.

    Everytime I try to change it from Settings, the window automatically closes. When I reopen the applet, Edge stays as the default Web browser.

    If I try it from the Control Panel, it takes me to the Settings applet and I get the same results.
    Sunday, August 26, 2018 2:46 AM

All replies

  • Try the followings:

    Start > Settings > System > Default Apps > Set Defaults by App, click on desired browser, then click "Set this program as default".


    Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Default Programs

    After select Default Programs, select Set your Default Programs. Pick your web browser of choice , and click on "Set this program as Default".

    S.Sengupta,Microsoft MVP Windows and Devices for IT, Windows Insider MVP

    Sunday, August 26, 2018 2:53 AM
  • Hi,

    I searched and found a similar case for your issue, please refer to marked reply in the following link to check again.

    How I can set default browser manually with file or registry modification?

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    Monday, August 27, 2018 6:16 AM