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Is it possible to use the IE10 App without making Internet Explorer the default browser?

I'm using Windows 8 Pro with Internet Explorer 10 on, and I downloaded Google Chrome, setting it the default browser. After that I saw that when I click on the Internet Explorer shortcut on the Start screen it opened me IE10 in the Desktop. Now I want to ask: can I use the IE10 App in Metro Style without making her the default browser?

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marked as duplicate by Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007, Oliver Salzburg Nov 4 '12 at 16:56

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You can only use one Metro browser at a time, you installed Chrome which took over as the default browser. Microsoft designed it this way on purpose.

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Is there a reason that Microsoft has for this setting? – shoyip Nov 4 '12 at 16:54
Yes they are limiting only one browser to interact with the Metro Style experience. – Taylor Gibb Nov 4 '12 at 16:56

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