Default browser

  dms_05 09:56 20 Feb 2011
Locked

I've used Opera for years as my default browser. Today IE9 and/or Chrome seem to have taken over and Opera asks every time its started if I want to make Opera the default broswer (I answer YES but this question is repeated every time Opera is started).

Starting IE9 or Chrome doesn't trigger any such request as it did in the past.

I suspect it's a setting in the Registry that has changed but don't know where to look.

Any suggestions?

  dms_05 09:59 20 Feb 2011

I should have said I've used Control Panel > Default Programs and Opera isn't even displayed as an option.

I'm also using W7 64 bit Home Premium.

  rawprawn 10:31 20 Feb 2011

Re Install Opera?

  rawprawn 10:32 20 Feb 2011

Or System Restore if it only started toaday

  dms_05 11:26 20 Feb 2011

I used Revo to deep uninstall Opera then reinstalled. It now works as it should and as it has done for years.

Thanks rawprawn.

  rawprawn 12:42 20 Feb 2011

Glad you are sorted, thanks for the feed back.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

WPA2 hack: How secure is your Wi-Fi?

Add Depth Of Field to a photo using Tilt Shift Blur in Photoshop

iPhone tips & tricks

Comment afficher des fichiers cachés sur Mac ?