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OFF2000: Searching for Help on the Web Starts Internet Explorer Even Though It Is Not Your Default Browser


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Symptoms

When you click None of the above, look for more help on the Web in a Microsoft Office Assistant balloon, a Help window is opened. When you click Send and go to the Web, Microsoft Internet Explorer is started even though it is not set as your default Web browser.

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Cause

The Office 2000 help system utilizes a subset of Internet Explorer to display help topics. When you click Send and go to the Web, a separate Internet Explorer window is opened with a list of topics relevant to the question that you asked the Office Assistant.

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More information

Although Internet Explorer is started, your default Web browser does not change.

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Keywords: KB217618, kbprb

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Article Info
Article ID : 217618
Revision : 4
Created on : 7/15/2004
Published on : 7/15/2004
Exists online : False
Views : 343