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how to access default browser settings?

by geona / January 6, 2006 9:04 PM PST

Changed my default browser to Firefox in XP SP2, and have had strange happenings since. For example, Firefox now won't remember the cookies/settings (e.g., language choice for Google) it used to remember perfectly well. This is so no matter to what degree I allow cookies. How do I go back to IE as default? Thanks.
Geona

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Re: how to access default browser settings?
by Tufenuf / January 6, 2006 9:24 PM PST
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did the trick thanks, and
by geona / January 7, 2006 9:16 PM PST

strangely enough Firefox now again remembers cookies/settings. Weird.
Geona

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(NT) (NT) Glad it's fixed & Thanks for posting back
by Tufenuf / January 7, 2006 9:46 PM PST

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