MSN messenger/Windows Update and Mozilla 1.3

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Glaanieboy, May 14, 2003.

  1. Glaanieboy

    Glaanieboy Moderator

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    How can I make the E-mail link in MSN/Windows Messenger open in Mozilla? I already set Mozilla as my default browser, but it still opens in IE.
    Another question, but I think that is impossible: How can I make Windows Update work with Mozilla?
     
  2. Howling Wolf

    Howling Wolf We did not deserve this !

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    For your 1st question, I don't think it's possible as MSN/Windows Messenger are strongly tied to IE (aka Micro$oft) one way or another...
    No help, sorry ;)
     
  3. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    I think that ant is right, MSNM leans towards IE, instead of just running a link, it runs IE in a certain location.

    Windows update, Not sure, they've probably made it with a tonne of worthless activex and scripts that don't work with Mozilla.
    Mozilla won't give up your system info as Ie can etc..
     
  4. sboulema

    sboulema Moderator

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    not true, messenger calls ie direct and doesnt look which browser is default, but i have my links opening in myie2. i have a small regfile which change the way messenger calls the browser so that it will call the default browser, so it should work for ozilla. only downside of using it, is that you cant open windows update with another brwoser than ie.
     
  5. Glaanieboy

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    OK. I edited the value in question letting it point to Mozilla. Now when I click the Mail-link in WinMes, Mozilla opens up, going to my start-page. Well, at least I got one step further. Thank you all.