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How to open firefox from html code? Firefox is my default browser but IE always opens

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I created html and javascript webpages on my PC many years ago. Firefox is my default browser, however, when I click on a html link on my PC only Internet Explorer opens. How do I get Firefox to open instead of Internet Explorer.

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  • <A HREF="firefox:" target=_blank>Internet Country Abbreviations</A> But it doesn't work. Any ideas?
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    We think that Microsoft is doing something to cause this.


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    Where is the HTML code in which you click these links ?
    Is that in an external application ?

    You can only open a link from an external application in a specific browser if that browser is the default browser for this file extension.
    You can check that in the Windows Registry in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.


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