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rburrhead can't open url
Member 30th Nov, 2010 22:09
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PSI: unable to locate an appropriate web browser for the required url.
an error occurred when attempting to open the specified url.
Unable to do anything to try to correct the problem, PSI will not go online to patch programs. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Secunia, but nothing helps.
I have tried to rescan but that does not work.
I am using WXP SP3
I dont know what to do.????
please help

Maurice Joyce RE: can't open url
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A Secunia Official describes how to resolve this issue here:


Microsoft Surface 4 Intel i7 64Bit
Windows 10 Pro version 1809 Build 17763.404
IE & Edge Only
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rburrhead RE: can't open url
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Last edited on 6th Dec, 2010 03:05
The problem with my not being able to open the url was that I did not have Firefox checked as my default browser and I get a message from IE that a program has corrupted my default search provider setting for IE and they are setting it back to my original search provider: BING. they then open a page to show what they have done and I am supposed to change it to what I want. However BING is not available???
Secuna says to not use IE in fact they say i should delete it.
I don't know if this makes any sense or not ???
Secuna works now that i checked Firefox as my default browser.
Thanks for the help.
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Member 6th Dec, 2010 09:06

Just to be clear. Secunia does not encourage or recommend deleting any product of your computer.

We only attempt to help users keep track of Security patches, and our flagging of a product (As Insecure, Insecure - No solution, End-Of-Life or otherwise) should not be interpreted as a suggestion to delete anything - only a statement of fact.

hope this helps.
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