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The Web browser that is launched when a Web link (URL) is clicked in an application. Many users install a second and third browser and can change the default from one to another as desired.
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Scroll down the Settings screen until you get to the Default Brower section and turn on the check box next to "Make Google Chrome the default browser."
Apple's Safari browser, the default browser for iOS devices, shows similar trends.
"So imagine if you saved this Word document, and you either turned it into a PDF or you emailed it to someone, the recipient of this document would be able to click on one of these links, and it would open in their default browser and take them to [the citation in] Lexis Advance," DiCicco says.
Back in 2004, Internet Explorer was the default browser for most of the internet users, who used to have computers based on Windows operating system to surf the net.
Our default browser is Internet Explorer and I received a notice that 'Animoto no longer supports Internet Explorer 8.' I have also got Chrome installed so used this instead, but sometimes opening e.g.
Hitting the download button under any video however takes the user back to the default browser to proceed with the download.
Sample: "If Internet Explorer is brave enough to still ask if it wants to be my default browser, I can be brave enough to ask any girl out."
"For our operations in both Washington and Madison, we recommended that folks stop using Explorer (our default browser here) and employ alternatives (which many already had available to them--such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox) for the short term," CUNA spokesman Pat Keefe said in an email.
Notably, in the earlier days, most users were forced to use the default browser bundled with Android - and hence most security solutions have been implemented with this browser in mind.
Musk also said he plans to include Google Chrome as the system's default browser by late 2014.
Safari is the default browser on iOS, the Apple operating system that powers the iPhone and iPad.
Safari remains the default browser used in Apple gadgets and the 'engine' that Chrome or other Web-surfing applications rely on to function.