Set default web browser for Windows Server 2016

Set default web browser for Windows Server 2016

Q. How can I change the default web browser for Windows Server 2016?

A. Windows Server 2016 uses Edge as the default browser however Edge will not run when logged on as an administrator. An easy solution is to change the default browser to Internet Explorer.

  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Select Default Programs
  3. Click Set your default programs
  4. Select Internet Explorer and click the Set this program as default
  5. Click OK

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