How to turn off the default browser check in Internet Explorer 9 (IE9)

We have already seen how to disable the Internet Explorer 8. Similarly you can turn off the default browser check in Internet Explorer or IE9. This can be done in two ways either using Internet Options or by using the settings available as apart of the default browser check dialog box.

1. Using Internet Options.

Click the Tools menu, select Internet Options from the menu list.

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In the Internet options window, navigate to Programs tab and un mark the check box with label as Tell me if Internet Explorer is not the default browser.

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Click OK button to confirm and save the changes.

2. Using Default Browser Check Dialog box.

In IE9, the following dialog box would be displayed if Internet Explorer is not your default browser

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Click the drop down arrow next to No option and select Don’t ask again from the list of available option values.

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This turn off the default browser check in Internet Explorer 9.

In Category: Browsers, Internet Explorer

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