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chrome is default browser , can't use internet explorer

  1. #1

    chrome is default browser , can't use internet explorer

    i use google chrome as the default browser for internet every day use but some times apps and microsoft services require using internet explorer
    when i try to run internet explorer it opens google chrome instead
    if i change the default browser from PC settings to internet explorer i can run both
    what i want to do is making chrome the default browser and allowing internet explorer to run also

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    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 Pro (tablet), W10 (laptop)

    Not sure why that is happening. Typically, when IE is NOT the default browser, when you run IE you get the desktop version. If you set IE as the default browser, then you get the Modern version of IE.

    I tried setting Chrome as my default browser and was still able to run the desktop version of IE. How are you invoking IE? If from an icon on the desktop, check the properties of the icon and ensure that it is pointing to the IE executable and not the Chrome executable.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    there was more replies here :\
    i can run the metro version of internet explorer if i set chrome as the default browser but i can't run the desktop version of it :\
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

chrome is default browser , can't use internet explorer

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