How to get the default Web Browser

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I am facing little problem,i just want to know how to get the default webbrowser of computer though programming.
can any one help pls

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shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
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Default Web browser settings is stored in registry and you can find the registry entry for your default browser at
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Clients\StartMenuInter net\
Default value indicate the default web browser.

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Shabbir Bhimani
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Thanks Brother Shabbir for this great help
shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
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My pleasure
alok's Avatar
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Little problem that registry key work with XP only,what abt OS
thanks for all help
shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
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what abt OS
Do you mean other OS like Linux, or other versions of windows like 98, 2000

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yeah,sorry i am asking about other version of windows like 98,2000

one more problem i register in globaldeveloper.net,but i hasn't get any email verification mail from your go4expert sister site

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shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
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yeah,sorry i am asking about other version of windows like 98,2000
I dont use 98 anymore but I will try to find out at what versions of Win its stored at what location in registry.

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one more problem i register in globaldeveloper.net,but i hasn't get any email verification mail from your go4expert sister site
Still the site is under testing but the mail should be dispatched in fact if it hasnt I will let you know the active code.

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