Internet access problem

  dennis$&$ 13:05 17 Feb 2010
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Hi all, I have a strange problem, when I click on either IE or firefox I am asked for which program will open it..! I have no idea which program opens it.! I am running windows XP SP3.I am on my sons comp.at the moment.anyone any Ideas?

  ^wave^ 13:08 17 Feb 2010

sounds like they are not installed can you open any progs

  MAJ 13:14 17 Feb 2010

Right-click on the IE icon on your desktop, choose Properties from the menu, then click the Shortcut tab. Look at the "Target" field, it should read, "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"

Likewise for Firefox, but the "Target" field should read, "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe"

  birdface 13:15 17 Feb 2010

Is it not just giving you the choice of picking one to be your default web browser.

  dennis$&$ 18:41 18 Feb 2010

^wave^ : MAJ : buteman : Sorry for the delay I got called away,I have tried your sugestions and the I E and Firefox Programs are apparently installed in the right paths.! ! I`ll do a restore and see if that sorts it out.in the meantime, thanks for your response. Dennis

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