Mark Hansen wrote:
> On 12/26/08 16:35, Andrea wrote:
>> John Doue wrote:
>>> Andrea wrote:
>>>> I have SM set as my default browser, but there are rare occasions
>>>> when I want to use IE. When I open IE and put something in the
>>>> address bar, even, it opens up in SM. How can I
>>>> temporarily stop SM from being the default browser or at least
>>>> allow IE to open a page when I choose to do that? The part about
>>>> default browser is grayed out in SM's preferences because it's
>>>> already set as the default. When I go to Internet Options in my
>>>> control panel (Windows XP) or in IE, I checked off for IE to check
>>>> to see if it's the default browser, and I expected to see a screen
>>>> asking me the next time I opened it, but I haven't. Any
>>>> suggestions?
>>> Best way is to use the IE tab extension. This way, you stay within
>>> SM, even when you need to use IE.
>> Thanks. I do have the IE tab extension, but I still want to be able
>> to use IE itself if I want to. I used to be able to do that in some
>> way even though SM was the default browser. When I clicked on links
>> the browser that opened up was always SM--and that's what I still
>> want. But I also used to be able to open IE, type a URL into the
>> address bar, and have it open up in IE, not in SM.
> Are you saying that when you launch IE and type a URL into the address
> bar, it becomes SeaMonkey?
> When you run IE, what do you see when you go to Help -> About
> Internet Explorer? I've been using various browsers since about ...
> what? 89? When they first became - and I've never seen this. I'm
> guessing you're not typing your URL
> into IE, but into something else.

Nope, I was typing the correct URL in the correct place. See the fix below! 

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