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    Switching Between IE and Firefox?

    Good afternoon.

    I currently have on my desktop Windows 7 with IE 11. One of my doctors has a new office site on Firefox, and to get to their info I need to
    download Firefox. I want to keep IE as my default browser. So, is there a way I can keep IE, download Firefox and then switch back and
    forth between them as needed to connect with the doctor's office?

    Your advice and "how- to- directions" will be greatly appreciated.

    Scotirish 12/23/13 4:25 p.m.

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    You can very easily do this. When you download and install Firefox, it will ask you if you want it to be the default browser. Tell it NO. You can then use either browser any time you want to.

    Just remember to keep up with the updates on both browsers.

    Go here to download Firefox: http://www.mozilla.org

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    Many thanks, but how do you switch between them? Is there a Firefox icon in the system tray to click on and off or just what?

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    When you install Firefox, it should give you the option of creating an icon, probably in the Start menu.

    In any case, here's how you can create an icon yourself:

    Right click on the Firefox icon and then choose "Pin to Taskbar" or "Pin to Start Menu".

    The Taskbar is the bar that goes across the bottom of the screen -- the Start button is on the left end, and the clock is on the right end.

    The Start menu is what you get when you click on the Start button (the circle with the flag in it, in the lower left corner of the screen).

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    Many, many thanks for your quick response with directions. Will give this a try tomorrow. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and yours!

    Scotirish 12/23./13 7:25 p.m

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