how to stop MSN explorer to be the default internet explorer..?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by GeeZuZz, Mar 24, 2002.

  1. GeeZuZz

    GeeZuZz Guest

    I want to use MSN explorer to check my email - but nothing else!!

    I don't want it to be my internet browser! i've tried to change the HTM and HTML file type properties, but MSN explorer still very often pop up when i click links or use the hoteys on my keyboard etc.

    Is it possible to totally disable the internet browser part of MSN Explorer??? i don't want to see any page load in MSN explorer again!!
  2. Sonny

    Sonny Guest

    Tools, Internet Options, Programs, then check the "Internet Explorer should check..."
  3. GeeZuZz

    GeeZuZz Guest

    No, that is unchecked because i want Opera to be my default internet browser. - but Iexplorer is not the problem, it is MSN explorer!

    My god, Microsoft makes it hard for us to use non-microsoft software.
  4. WebDome

    WebDome Guest

    Try Windows XP Anti-Spy
  5. GeeZuZz

    GeeZuZz Guest

    Can't find anything there.
  6. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

    Petal, Mississippi
    If memory serves me correctly, way back when MSN Explorer first came out and I checked into it - I asked MSN Support point blank if I could download MSN Explorer and NOT use it as my default browser and I was told NO!

    So I am still fat, dumb, and happy with IE (now 6.0) and Outlook Express and without MSN Explorer.

    How about an uninstall of MSN Explorer! I do not have it and still use hotmail and messenger!
  7. GeeZuZz

    GeeZuZz Guest

    yes, i think an uninstall is the only option. That's a shame, cause the email part in MSN Explorer i VERY good.
  8. Sonny

    Sonny Guest

    I have no problem running both. In fact, if Favorites behaved in the same mannor as IE 6, I would run MSN Explorer instead if IE 6 which is my default.
  9. GeeZuZz

    GeeZuZz Guest

    The problem here is to use non-Microsoft software.

    I want to use the web browser called Opera, because it is 2x better than any ms browser.