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Setting a new default browser on Windows 10

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The main browser on a Windows computer used to be Internet Explorer. It's been replaced with a new one called 'Microsoft Edge', but you can change it if you want. Learn how with these simple steps.

 

Choosing a new browser

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Before you can set a new browser, you'll need to install the one you want to use. Below is a list of some of the most popular ones. To install one of these, click on the link to go to the website and follow the download instructions.

 

Setting your new browser as the default

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Now that you've downloaded the browser you want, these steps show you how to set it as the 'default' one.

 
 
 
 
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1.

Click the Windows icon, then choose Settings.

2.

Click System, then Default apps.

3.

You'll see your current browser in the box below 'Web browser'. Click on the current browser and then choose the new one you want to use..

4.

That's it, your new default browser is set.

Hopefully you're sorted, but if you need any more help, you can get it from our Team Knowhow Experts here.

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