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    Netscape 4.75 on Win 95

    How do I set Netscape as my default browser? Right now it's Internet Explorer (ugh).

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    Re: Netscape 4.75 on Win 95

    I can't find the setting in the Preferences dialog, it's probably buried in the registry. Installing the latest version probably would be the most effective strategy.

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    Re: Netscape 4.75 on Win 95

    While that will take care of your default browser issue, it will create other issues you probably aren't prepared for. I've heard a great deal of negative feedback on the <img src=/S/new.gif border=0 alt=new width=35 height=15> NS product. I'm looking into resetting the default... I vaguely recall it's been discussed here, but don't recall the (or if there was a) solution.
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    Re: Netscape 4.75 on Win 95

    I'm presuming you have Communicator. Netscape provides instructions at <A target="_blank" HREF=http://help.netscape.com/kb/consumer/19971009-21.html>http://help.netscape.com/kb/consumer/19971009-21.html</A>.

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    Re: Netscape 4.75 on Win 95

    From within IE:

    Tools | Options | Programs

    Select: Internet Explorer should check whether it is the default

    I think this stops IE being the default, and you are then possibly prompted to set NS as your default the next time you start it.

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    Sorry, I meant version 4.77

    Not the dreaded 6.01. <A target="_blank" HREF=http://home.netscape.com/download/sd_cc32d477en.html>http://home.netscape.com/download/sd_cc32d477en.html</A>

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    Re: Sorry, I meant version 4.77

    Whew! You worried me there for a moment. <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>
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