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Change the default browser to open hyperlinks

Issue

I would like to know if it is possible to open a hyperlinks with Mozilla Firefox rather than Internet Explorer? Example: When I open my Windows Live mesenger inbox, it opens with IE. I want to open it with Mozilla Firefox.

Solution

To set Firefox as the default browser, you must:
- Go into the Windows Registry Editor (Start> Run ... and type regedit)
- Go to:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\http\shell\open\ddeexec\Application 

- Right-click the name in the right pane > Edit.
- Change for Firefox.
Thanks to TMD for this tip!

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