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how do I get Firefox to open when I dial up to connect to the internet, instead of internet explorer for the internet service provider?
I have a dial up connection for the internet through Netzero.com, and when I click on it to dial up to the internet, it brings up the Netzero home page on Internet Explorer. I've changed my default home page from Internet Explorer, to Firefox, but when the internet is connected, Internet Explorer is the one that brings up the Netzero home page, not Firefox, so I have to click on the icon for Firefox, and then it opens, with Netzero home page on it, so I have to go through 2 different processes to get to use Firefox. I downloaded Firefox because it's suppose to be faster that Internet Explorer, especially since Internet Explorer keeps not responding when I'm in the middle of doing something. So I thought I'd try Firefox, but it doesn't seem to be faster than Internet Explorer, since the ISP that I have has a web accelerator, but it doesn't work on Firefox for some reason, I can see on a meter on my desktop when it's accelerating, and Firefox doesn't accelerate ever, if I change over to Internet Explorer, I can see the meter accelerating the web page. Hope you can help me with this problem, as I like Firefox. Thank you very much.
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Try changing firefox to the default browser: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Setting_Your_Default_Browser. That will probably get firefox to open when you dial up.
I'm not sure what you mean by "the meter accelerating the web page". Can you explain that?
Looks like Firefox isn't supported.
"Web Accelerators" use software on the server and in the user's local PC to "accelerate". Won't work without a browser plugin for Firefox.