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windows 10 how do you want t open this app

  awest3 15:20 18 Dec 2015

I use IE11 as my web browser and prefer it to other options. But every time I try to open a website link from within an email or within another website I get asked 'how do you want to open this' and get 3 options 1) continue to use this program (IE11) 2) Microsoft edge 3) another app from the store. plus a box which says always use this option (IE11) I just want it to use IE11 so how do I turn this annoying feature off please?

  Forum Editor 15:52 18 Dec 2015

Have you ticked both the 'continue to use' and 'always use' options?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:01 18 Dec 2015

start - settings - default apps - set IE11 as your default browser

  awest3 17:14 18 Dec 2015

Hi, thanks for the suggestions.

I only get an 'always use this app' option which I tick. perhaps its not setting this where it should... I don't know the regedit place to look for this setting.

I'd set IE 11 as the default web browser when I first installed win 10...and its still set at that...

  awest3 17:30 18 Dec 2015

from what I can see, 'always use this app' should set it permanently to use ie11 but it doesn't.

  awest3 18:02 18 Dec 2015

Hi, I think I've found the answer here

click here seems to be working for me...

I'll try it for a few days and then update this post.


  awest3 11:47 19 Dec 2015

thanks for this rdave13. I'd already tried those suggestions prior to posting no avail. The registry fix seems to be doing the job though. Thanks again.

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