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I want to set WATERFOX as my default browser but if I click a link Firefox starts instead...HELP

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I have set (in Waterfox) Waterfox as my default web browser but if I click a link on an e-mail or even on a site while using Waterfox my Firefox starts to load the link as tho it is the default. :(

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Uncheck the Firefox Default browser in

Tools > Options > Advance > General > System Default > Always check to see if firefox is the default browser on Start up

Check the option in Waterfox

Tools > Options > Advance > General > System Default > Always check to see if firefox is the default browser on Start up

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-make-web-links-open-firefox-default?esab=a&s=firefox+default+browser&r=0&as=s#os=win7&browser=fx17

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iamjayakumars
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Chosen Solution

Uncheck the Firefox Default browser in

Tools > Options > Advance > General > System Default > Always check to see if firefox is the default browser on Start up

Check the option in Waterfox

Tools > Options > Advance > General > System Default > Always check to see if firefox is the default browser on Start up

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-make-web-links-open-firefox-default?esab=a&s=firefox+default+browser&r=0&as=s#os=win7&browser=fx17

cor-el
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You may need to check the related registry keys in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT to verify that they link to Waterfox.

Also make sure that Firefox isn't running in case the Waterfox startup code detects an open Firefox instance and uses that.

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