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Since I have Firefox on my computer can I SAFELY delete Explorer or should I keep it?

Since I have Firefox on my computer can I SAFELY delete Explorer or should I keep it?

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ideato 893 solutions 6250 answers

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Better DON'T do that:

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/browsers/f/removeiexp.htm

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Mozilla_Suite_:_FAQs_:_Remove_IE


thank you

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Better DON'T do that: http://pcsupport.about.com/od/browsers/f/removeiexp.htm http://kb.mozillazine.org/Mozilla_Suite_:_FAQs_:_Remove_IE thank you Please mark "Solved" the answer that really solve the problem, to help others with a similar problem.
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You need to update your Firefox installation, you are 16 updates behind the current 3.6.23 version.

Use Help > Check for Updates.

You need to update your Firefox installation, you are 16 updates behind the current 3.6.23 version. Use Help > Check for Updates.
nicklap 0 solutions 2 answers

So... even though there is a better system (Firefox) we are stuck with Bill Gates monopoly and it constent message "Do you want to make Windows Explorer your main..."

So... even though there is a better system (Firefox) we are stuck with Bill Gates monopoly and it constent message "Do you want to make Windows Explorer your main..."
alan_r 127 solutions 1451 answers

nicklap I presume you've read ideato's first link, particularly.

It is always a good idea to have a second up-to-date browser in case you have a problem with your default browser. It doesn't have to be Internet Explorer although uninstalling it fully is not easy because it is so enmeshed with the operating system.

It is easy to install Google Chrome or Opera.

For the record, Windows Explorer is the file system manager/browser; Internet Explorer is the internet browser.

'''nicklap''' I presume you've read '''ideato's''' first link, particularly. It is always a good idea to have a second up-to-date browser in case you have a problem with your default browser. It doesn't have to be Internet Explorer although uninstalling it fully is not easy because it is so enmeshed with the operating system. It is easy to install Google Chrome or Opera. For the record, Windows Explorer is the file system manager/browser; Internet Explorer is the internet browser.
Gingerbread Man 403 solutions 1537 answers

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nicklap wrote:

constent message "Do you want to make Windows Explorer your main..."
  1. Start Internet Explorer.
  2. Depending on the version, click either the Gear icon on the right side of the toolbar or open the Tools menu, then choose Internet Options.
  3. In the window that opens, click the Programs tab.
  4. Depending on the version, uncheck either the Tell me if Internet Explorer is not the default browser or Internet Explorer should check to see whether it is the default browser option.
  5. Click the OK button.
''nicklap wrote:'' constent message "Do you want to make Windows Explorer your main..." # Start Internet Explorer. # Depending on the version, click either the '''Gear icon''' on the right side of the toolbar or open the '''Tools''' menu, then choose '''Internet Options'''. # In the window that opens, click the '''Programs''' tab. # Depending on the version, uncheck either the ''Tell me if Internet Explorer is not the default browser'' or ''Internet Explorer should check to see whether it is the default browser'' option. # Click the '''OK''' button.
nicklap 0 solutions 2 answers

Well done Gingerbread Man, that was exactly what I wanted

Well done Gingerbread Man, that was exactly what I wanted