How to change the default browser in Windows 10

Windows 10 makes it easy to Default browser to change. If you change this setting, all web links will open in the browser you specify by default and not in Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer. The first thing you need to do is access the system settings. To do this, open the Start menu and click on the gear icon.

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Then search the area Apps and click on it.

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From the list on the side, select the option Default apps (Standard-Apps).

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Below the ad web browser you will see the icon of the current default browser, in this case Microsoft Edge. Click on it to see a list of all browsers installed on your computer.

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In the pop-up window, select the browser you want to set as the default browser.

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If you click it, the default browser will change. From then on, any action that requires opening the browser will be performed using your preferred browser. If at any time you wish to revert to the system default settings, you can use the button reset use.

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Keep in mind that the list of browsers that can be used as default may be different each time. Actually, this list shows all the browsers installed on the computer, allowing us to select them. However you cannot download and install a browser from here. Instead, you have to visit the official homepage for each browser, download the installer, install it on your computer, and then select it as the default browser in the settings.

Some of the most popular browsers for Windows 10 that you can try are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Vivaldi or Brave. By default, Windows 10 uses it in its latest versions Microsoft Edge.

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