Change Your Default Browser From Safari to FireFox

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Date: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2004, 06:20
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FireFox 1.0So you’ve downloaded FireFox and want to change your default browser from Safari to FireFox on your Apple Mac OS X but for some reason you can’t find where to change the default browser.
Here’s how to change the default browser in Mac OS X.
1. If you haven’t already, download and install FireFox
2.Once FireFox is installed open Safari (yes that’s right… Open Safari!)
3.Click on the menu at the top of the screen that says “Safari” then click on the third option that says “preferences”
4. From the window that appears click on the button that says “General”
5. You’ll see a drop down menu that’s labeled Default Web Browser, it will read Safari or Internet Explorer or what ever web browser you have as default at present. Click on the drop down menu and select FireFox you have now changed your default browser to FireFox. You can now close the Safari preferences window and then quit Safari


FireFox 1.0So you’ve downloaded FireFox and want to change your default browser from Safari to FireFox on your Apple Mac OS X but for some reason you can’t find where to change the default browser.
Here’s how to change the default browser in Mac OS X.
1. If you haven’t already, download and install FireFox
2.Once FireFox is installed open Safari (yes that’s right… Open Safari!)
3.Click on the menu at the top of the screen that says “Safari” then click on the third option that says “preferences”
4. From the window that appears click on the button that says “General”
5. You’ll see a drop down menu that’s labeled Default Web Browser, it will read Safari or Internet Explorer or what ever web browser you have as default at present. Click on the drop down menu and select FireFox you have now changed your default browser to FireFox. You can now close the Safari preferences window and then quit Safari

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