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"Firefox is not your default browser"

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I cannot set Firefox as my default browser. When trying I get a little window with program choices (see screen shot). Using windows 8.1 with Avast (already this sucker did some changes to Firefox and opening mail link settings without asking)

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Actually I solved it through windows default program settings...... then I also found out that avast started to open my pdf by default, they are becoming a real non sense.....

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Hello,
Lately scammers have been posting   (mainly in threads where no reply has been posted yet),   claiming to be Mozilla experts and asking users to either call a so-called toll-free phone number or giving them a link to a site, where they are promised to get expert help.
These posts of course are scams.
Hopefully informing you about this will scare them off and you won't see such scam post.

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Actually I solved it through windows default program settings...... then I also found out that avast started to open my pdf by default, they are becoming a real non sense.....

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orandol said

Actually I solved it through windows default program settings...... then I also found out that avast started to open my pdf by default, they are becoming a real non sense.....

Good for you  !

Avast is a real pain in the you-know-where;   my advise would be to get rid of it.
All you really need is Windows built-in Defender and a safe browser like Firefox.

Would you be so kind as to mark your own post as Chosen Solution ?
(it's the "Solved the problem" button)

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