Andrea wrote: > Peter Potamus the Purple Hippo wrote: >> Andrea wrote: >>> Peter Potamus the Purple Hippo wrote: >>>> Andrea wrote: >>>>> I recently upgraded Firefox to version 3.0.5, but I want to keep >>>>> SM as my default browser. For some reason, my computer thinks that >>>>> Firefox is the default--and both browsers are set that way. I >>>>> don't know why Firefox is set that way because I didn't purposely >>>>> do it, but I want to change it. (It's NOT checked off in Firefox >>>>> Tools, Options, System Default.) I tried setting SM as default in >>>>> the control panel settings (Add/Remove Programs, Set Program >>>>> Access and Defaults), but once I OK out and then open it up >>>>> again, the setting isn't saved. I tried rebooting, but that >>>>> didn't help. I'm using Windows XP, SP3 with SeaMonkey 1.1.14. >>>>> Help. This has become a war between dueling Mozilla browsers. >>>>> Andrea >>>> since you're using windows, do this. Close SM and FF. >>>> Open Internet Explorer, click on Tools, Internet >>>> Options, Programs tab, and at the bottom, check and >>>> make IE the default program. OK your way out. Close >>>> IE then reopen it and close it once more. Now, open SM >>>> and it should ask if you want to make it the default. >>>> Click yes, close SM and open FF. It will ask if you >>>> want to make it the default. Click no. Now, SM should >>>> be set. Is it? >>> >>> OK, when you say to make IE the default program, do you mean the >>> checkbox for it to check to see if it's the default browser? If so, >>> I checked it, OKed out, closed and reopened it. It was still checked >>> off. But when I opened SM, it didn't ask to be the default. I looked >>> at the SM preferencesoptions and it's still grayed out as the >>> default browser. There's no checkmark in Firefox, but when I >>> manually check, it still thinks it's my browser too. So now do I >>> have 3 default browsers?? >> >> are you using vista? If so, then I can't help you any >> further. Sorry! > > No, I'm using Windows XP, SP3.
I couldn't fix this until I installed a third-party utility, SetBrowser, which was part of this link: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Default_browser It's old and the software says I have Netscape installed, but it enabled me to point toward the seamonkey.exe file and now SM is my default browser again. Andrea _______________________________________________ support-seamonkey mailing list email@example.com https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/support-seamonkey