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I currently have Firefox set to be my default browser. I would like to change it to Cruz because if Firefox isn't currently open it takes almost a minute to load. Plus it's rather sluggish at times.

How do I change the default browser?

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Easiest way is to use Safari's preferences, this will let you change it to any browser on the system (not just Safari)

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The most annoying preference location on OS X. – Benjamin Dobson Feb 23 '10 at 22:33
WTF. Stupid stupid stupid. Thanks for the answer. – Josh K Feb 23 '10 at 23:36
This isn't technically a Safari preference, Safari just allows you to change it (stored in So there is sane design underneath, just not in the UI – cobbal Feb 24 '10 at 18:20

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