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I use Google Talk to check my gmail.

For reasons unknown to me Google Talk insists on opening Firefox when I receive an email and click on the popup. Is there a way to make it open links in Chrome instead?

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Which Operating System? – AbhishekGirish Dec 6 '12 at 4:57
Is chrome your default browser? Most likely your system is just opening the links with the application you have specified as your default browser. – JKM Dec 6 '12 at 4:58
Windows, and Chrome's the default browser, not Firefox. In fact when I click on the new email popup firefox even asks if I want to make it my default browser. I tried restarting and it is still using Firefox to open links. – Chris Adams Dec 6 '12 at 5:00
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Worked it out.

Needed to change Windows' file association for http:// - it's very strange that although Chrome had been set as the default browser the file association was still pointing to Firefox.

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This is a Windows issue. It is Windows, through you, that sets file associations and neither Firefox nor Chrome can do anything about that on their own. – Rob Dec 16 '12 at 23:32

Goto Internet Properties -> Programs -> Set Programs -> Set program access and computer defaults. Expand "Custom" and choose "Google Chrome". Select "Enable access to this program".

Now launch mail from gtalk :)

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