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Vista - Cannot add Internet Explorer to Default Programs list

Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hi all,

This is driving me nuts! I have both Chrome & IE9 installed on an HP laptop running Vista Ultimate with all updates installed.

Chrome is set to the default browser, however nothing I have tried can reset IE back to the default browser. I have tried advice from MS forums and various others but no matter what IE cannot be made the Default Browser and refuses to list in the "Default Programs" list. Google Chrome is listed but not IE.

I've tried uninstalling Chrome & re-installing. I've also tried uninstalling & re-installing IE but with no success!

Any help would be gratefully appreciated.

Thanks in advance!
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