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mileena
 
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Post Posted October 19th, 2019, 11:39 am

I use Windows 7. I used to have Chrome as my default browser. But I since switched to Mozilla Forefox. I changed my default browser to Firefox, but most links in Thunderbird emails still open up in Chrome, even after a restart. Some actually do open in Firefox.

What can I do? Thanks.

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Post Posted October 19th, 2019, 1:00 pm

What you are running into is a Windows issue. When you click on a link in Thunderbird it sends a call to the operating system to launch the default browser. When the OS does not "remember" what application is the default there can be issues, just as you have seen. See this link to set the default browser -- http://kb.mozillazine.org/Setting_Your_Default_Browser

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Post Posted October 19th, 2019, 3:17 pm

Thanks Dan!

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Post Posted October 19th, 2019, 3:42 pm

You're welcome.

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