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windows 11 edge browser scrourge

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Windows 11 keeps trying to change my browser from FF to their Edge spyware/virus (it asks EVERY time I start FF). I managed to get it stopped once - difficult and time-consuming, but the next Windows update re-installed it. I have used FF for 15 - 20 years and it works superbly for my needs and nothing from MS ever seems to work.

How can I stop this?

Thanks, Wolfgang

Windows 11 keeps trying to change my browser from FF to their Edge spyware/virus (it asks EVERY time I start FF). I managed to get it stopped once - difficult and time-consuming, but the next Windows update re-installed it. I have used FF for 15 - 20 years and it works superbly for my needs and nothing from MS ever seems to work. ''How can I stop this?'' Thanks, Wolfgang

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You need to check your Win11 O/S default browser settings. When you installed Firefox it does ask to be set a default Browser does that not work. Otherwise if the problem persist you will have to ask in a Windows 11 forum about how to set default Browser setting.

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Completely useless. MS will not allow the owner to pick and maintain his own defaults (browser to recycle bin, etc.). Edge is little more than a force-fed spyware/virus. Windows 11 completely lost over 6 YEARS of business emails and replies when I was forced to "upgrade" to the "better" version of Windows 11. Every time I try to start up Firefox, I get a "do you want to make Edge your preferred browser" and my answer is always "G. D. NO!". But MS knows better than I what I, so it just changes to what it it wants you to have regardless of your wishes. Are there no boundaries to your greed? Sieg heil, Big Brother! Wolfgang

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sorry; it just doesn't work that way. even following many different approaches, only ONE actually worked even after an update. the others only temporarily at best.