internet explorer metro as non-default browser

By design Issue #689902


Aug 8, 2014
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

make chrome or firefox the default browser and try to use the internet explorer metro app.

Expected Results:

I am unable to use the Internet explorer metro app without make it my default browser. This is a horrible move that will only alienate more customers. It will not draw anyone in. If people know enough to change their default browser they will not change back to internet explorer because of this, but will just dislike it even more.

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Sermet I.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Warren S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Warren S.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status to “By design”

      Changed Assigned To to “Bogdan B.”

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