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Changing the Browser SSMS Uses

Meagan Longoria doesn’t want the built-in browser:

Did you know that you can change the browser used by SQL Server Management Studio to authenticate using Azure Active Directory to a SQL database in Azure?

I had been experiencing serious delays with the window that pops up to accept my credentials taking 30 seconds or more to populate. I also once got a warning that the browser I was using was old.

Click through to see how to resolve annoyances around SSMS’s built-in browser and change to the default you use for everything else.