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System Settings window opens on starting Opera

  • I don't have chrome but I tried those same steps using both Microsoft Edge, and firefox, no dice. despite disabling the default browser check opera STILL brings up the settings window constantly.

  • Hi Weyouny, I believe you have to use Chrome, using the steps I have outlined above, as Chrome does something to fix the API problem which is effecting both Opera AND Firefox.

  • downloaded and installed chrome, tried your fix again, still doesn't work. uninstalling chrome (and possibly opera if this keeps up, so bloody annoying)

  • There is no need to use other browsers. Solution:

    1. Open Opera.
    2. In Win10 system dialog choose: default settings for all applications.
    3. Close Opera.
    4. Open Opeara. Enter Opera settings. Choose "browser" -> "Set as default browser".
    5. Now in just opened Win10 system app associations dialog choose Opera browser for web navigating.
    6. Done. Restart Opera.
  • That actually worked for me! Thanks so much! Now I just have to go fix all my other file associations back since microsoft retook over all my media files -.-

  • There is no need to use other browsers. Solution:

    1. Open Opera.
    2. In Win10 system dialog choose: default settings for all applications.
    3. Close Opera.
    4. Open Opeara. Enter Opera settings. Choose "browser" -> "Set as default browser".
    5. Now in just opened Win10 system app associations dialog choose Opera browser for web navigating.
    6. Done. Restart Opera.

    Hi I tried the instructions above but fall short when I get to No 4 I don't have the option to choose a default browser! take a look at this screen shot https://postimg.org/image/nwjmc01mf/ and tell me what I have done wrong please.

  • john164
    It means that Opera already set as default brauser. Maybe you do wrong on step 2: http://fileinfo.com/img/help/windows_10_system_settings.png "Reset to the Microsoft recommended default"

  • john164
    It means that Opera already set as default brauser. Maybe you do wrong on step 2: http://fileinfo.com/img/help/windows10system_settings.png "Reset to the Microsoft recommended default"

    Re-setting to Microsoft recommended default did the trick Thank You.

  • Hi,

    in fact the shoorfandrey's solution works very well, thanks !

    To set Opera as the default APP for Mails (in Opera settings: mailto => mail.google.com, and in Windows default APPS => Opera), when restarting Opera it doesn't work the Windows Default APPS reopened again.

    Any idea ?

  • Thanks for the help, my Windows 10 settings no longer opens when I open my browser. \m/