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Forum Thread: PSI links don't work because IE is not the default browser

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edlively PSI links don't work because IE is not the default browser
Member 13th Aug, 2010 16:08
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I read the thread on PSI not recognizing IE as the browser. I edited the H_Key in the registry and I've logged on as the administrator and tried to make IE the default browser....but I still get the message that IE is not my default browser when I click on the links to the security updates.

Any more tricks up your sleeve? Thanks.

thedillpickl RE: PSI links don't work because IE is not the default browser
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Hi edlively;

Sorry to have missed your question, off to bed, late here.

Please review this http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal... in the FAQ's to make IE behave.

Post back with results. I will make myself available Saturday.


Regards;

Fred

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Maurice Joyce RE: PSI links don't work because IE is not the default browser
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Last edited on 14th Aug, 2010 08:30
@Fred,
U should be aware this is also running here:
http://secunia.com/community/forum/thread/show/511...

Not sure what is going on so will unsubscribe from both.

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Anthony Wells RE: PSI links don't work because IE is not the default browser
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Last edited on 14th Aug, 2010 12:47
@edlively ,

Answers to the following questions might help resolve your problem :-

Which Reg Key did you edit ?? What was the original string for the browser and what have you changed it to ??

Which browsers do you have loaded ??

Can you remember which Browsers you may have had loaded and since "removed" ??

As well as saying that IE is not your default , does the pop-up say (like mine does) that it will now switch to IE and does so or does it close and nothing happens at all ??

Anthony

PS : there are quite a few threads on the subject , which one did you read ??

Have you read this one and followed all the links in it ?? :-

http://secunia.com/community/forum/thread/show/496...

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