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    Triple Platinum Member wumply's Avatar
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    Installing Firefox over MSIE 6.0

    I'm running XP with SP2.

    Can I just go ahead and install Firefox (I mean I can't uninstall MSIE)...will Firefox ask me if I want to make it my default browser...or how does it work?
    I've created my own website...a collection of moving, sad and happy and humorous poems which I would like to share with others. They come from stories my dad used to tell me when I was a kid. If you could glance at my site and if you know of others who might enjoy it and perhaps tell them of it, I would be most appreciative. Thank you. The address is www.metrocast.net/~wumply/exper-1.html

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    Junior Member The Journeyman's Avatar
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    Yes - exactly that - there's a small learning curve - tho' no more than when you first start using any new program.

    You will be able to import your IE bookmarks straight into Firefox and many of the standard toolbars such as Yahoo, Google, Spoofstick are available together with many other extensions that give Firefox additional functions.

    PS I'm running XP SP2 with the Firefox 1.0 - no problems whatsoever

    Additional Edit:-

    In Firefox Toolbar Menu: Tools > Options > General - towards the bottom you will see a check box for 'Default Browser'.
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    Techzonez Governor Super Moderator Conan's Avatar
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    No need to uninstall IE.

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    Cool

    Quote Originally Posted by wumply
    I'm running XP with SP2.

    Can I just go ahead and install Firefox (I mean I can't uninstall MSIE)...will Firefox ask me if I want to make it my default browser...or how does it work?

    There are alot of "tweaks" out there too.......be well....be safe....and enjoy FireFox!!



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    Wumply, it is very simple, no need to uninstall IE, as Firefox is a Separate Program for Internet Browsing. Just download and run the install package, and it will very clearly prompt you and ask if you want to import Bookmarks/Favourites and set to default browser etc.

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