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Cannot make Chrome my default browser in XP

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Cannot make Chrome my default browser in XP Master619 4/16/09 7:27 AM
I'm using XP SP3, and downloaded the newest version of Google Chrome (1.0.154.53 in the About box). Previously I was using Firefox 3 as my default browser, and now I have no way to make Chrome my default one. I tried the "Default browser" option in the Options menu of Chrome, tried the "Custom" setting in Control Panel -> Add or remove programs -> Set programs access and default, and nothing worked. I'm using Yahoo! Messenger and anytime I click a link from it, or open my mail box, or my Y!360 blog, it always opens in Firefox 3. Any ideas?
Re: Cannot make Chrome my default browser in XP †Tommy G.† 4/16/09 7:44 AM
Wow, you seemed to have covered all bases.  This might be a too simple answer, but why not try the usual 'cure' for windows.  Reboot your computer.  
Re: Cannot make Chrome my default browser in XP Master619 4/17/09 2:53 AM
I also tried that of course, and it didn't work. However thanks for your answer. Any other ideas?
Re: Cannot make Chrome my default browser in XP coconutcracker 7/18/11 4:24 AM
If you found the answer already, please let me know! I know there is another section in windows, because I successfully changed to Google chrome once and I had it like that till a few days ago when I re-installed an AOL version of IE for some Winamp functionality and than IE (MOTHER FUCKER) at the installation asked if I'd like to make it my default browser, of course I declined the request and of course the fucking developers of the program don't give a shit what you want.

Just like toolbars, every-time I don't accept to install it as part of a program package, they pop on my browser anyways (thank G-D chrome doesn't use toolbars)!!!

Now after it made its self the default browser I can't seem to change it back!
I am EXTREMELY pissed-off and I hate Microsoft!!!

PLEASE someone help! I don't remember how to get to the correct configurations I got to last time.
I tried everything Master619 said he did and it still won't change.