Friday, August 7, 2009

Netbeans : Cannot execute ... Check external browser configuration.

Problem :

If you have the following error when you click on view -> Web browser :

Solution :

You have to check firefox parameters in Tools -> Options :

Then click Edit and you will see something like that :

Then you have to modify this parameters.
In my case (firefox 3.0.11), you have to put {url} like that :

You will found more information directly on sun's blog :


  1. i have use netbean7.0.1 in my linux pc. i run the program i got warning message cannot execute mozilla check external brower configuration..pls tell me how to recover this msg and run the program

  2. hi, i use netbeans 6.9. wen i run my proj i get warning message as cud not acccess the URL through external browser. check browser configuration. pls hlp me how to ovrcum this prob..

  3. thnkx
    i got solution after see this page

  4. How to solve this problem in google chrome