I have installed all Windows> > XP> > and IE service pack updates and try to keep my McAfee virus checker> > and> > firewall up to date.> > > > Click and drag the icon for the browser to the desktop from the Programs menu whilst holding down the CTRL key. I achieved this by linking the FF.exe and passing the url as parameter. desktop shortcuts/Outlook email links, don't work; XP says.. http://pixelzs.com/internet-explorer/internet-explorer-shortcut-is-not-working.html
Reply John says: March 2, 2016 at 7:34 am Thank you so much - this was EXACTLY what I was looking for for days. Thank you. RIGHT click on "EXE (lnk and regfile) Fix for Windows XP", choose "Save Target As " or "Save Link As", to download a reg file fix. Utilizing the following application would allow a user to unbind the .lnk file extension association globally, thereby resolving the conflict: http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/unassociate-file-types-windows-7-vista/ share|improve this answer answered Sep 11 '14 at 22:10 James
I have not reinstalled XP> > Pro.> > > > Any suggestions?> > > > > > > > Thanks in advance,> > > > Mike> > Just curious, but what Simply put a shortcut to the non-default browser "exe" file in the following folder: C:\Documents and Settings\"User"\SendTo. Join the community Back I agree Powerful tools you need, all for free.
Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Related Related posts: No related posts found. I'm almost sure this problem occurred after I tried to install IE 7 on Windows 7. Test Scoopz (Admin) Reply Corey Z says: January 9, 2009 at 11:48 pm Similiar to what I was looking for.
No, create an account now. Force Link To Open In Internet Explorer Did you scan with MalwareBytes? Scoopz (Admin) Reply Scoopz says: October 4, 2009 at 3:47 pm @David - Thanks for the info, sorry about wordpress giving you a hard time with the embedded HTML tags 🙂 http://www.thewindowsclub.com/fix-internet-explorer-shortcut-does-not-open-specified-url Reply Staci says: July 24, 2012 at 7:27 am I was having problems with the C: or http:// being added at the beginning, too.
Click Edit. "Application used to perform this action" should read: "C:\PROGRAM FILES\INTERNET EXPLORER\iexplore.exe" -nohome (Check the path to iexplore.exe to make sure that is correct and use the double quotes.) DDE I have several clients here with the same problem. 0 Pimiento OP chrisong Jul 16, 2014 at 10:51 UTC 1st Post I had this same issue and Btw, UK_Andy's IE Tab is very useful as well. You need to go to Default Programs > Associate a file type or protocol with a program.
Not working for me… Clicking opens Chrome (default) instead of the intended IE8 and replaces my WinXP quciklaunch shortcut properties from "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" http://sharepoint.companyname.net/ to http://"c:/Program Files/Internet Explorer/iexplore.exe" http://sharepoint.companyname.net/ What's http://blog.scoopz.com/2008/02/25/create-shortcut-to-open-url-in-non-default-browser/ Select "Yes" when prompted, and click OK to close the dialog.-- Ramesh, Windows XP MVPhttp://windowsxp.mvps.org"Mike"
I have also reinstalled IE from the XP disk, but the shortcuts still do not work. this contact form In researching my problem on the Microsoft site I> > tumbled> > to this resource. I have also reinstalled IE from the XP> disk, but the shortcuts still do not work. https://community.norton.com/t5/Norton-Internet-Security-Norton/Why-do-we-need-to-use-quot-Malwarebytes-quot/td-p/176867 To summarize--no antimalware program can do it all. 0 Message Author Comment by:johnhardy2014-04-04 Comment Utility Permalink(# a39978617) Thanks jcimarron Thats an excellent answer and enlightens me as to the Firefox
Occasionally, but rarely, I also use IE 9 Beta. Scoopz' solution did not work. (Pasting the exact link he posted in his comment to Leobard G) Xygris' solution did work. I currently have windows 7 ultimate which has been working prefectly since day 1 however I can't get some sites to work, 1 of which is www.cdcovers.cc and utorrent.com (second 1
Guest Guest Whenever I create a shortcut on the desktop to a website, it doesn't work. Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum. It was the same behavior in IE8 on a Terminal Server 2008. I resolved the issue by using GPO to push settings for Trusted Sites and Security settings in IE8. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.
In such a case you may need to download and apply Fix 319299 to your Windows 7. I sincerely> appreciate your taking the time to help me fix my problem. General Maintenance to keep your pc up to date 1. http://pixelzs.com/internet-explorer/internet-links-not-working-internet-explorer.html Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Let us know the outcome.-- Evolution54 AnonymousAug 21, 2005, 11:44 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)Evolution54 Wrote: > OK think I kind of found another method. current community blog chat Super User Meta Super User your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. Do you have any idea to avoid having to accept executing files?? Typed "c:/Program Files/Internet Explorer/iexplore.exe" http://www.advancemd.com into URL for shortcut but it gets changed by explorer to http://"c:/Program Files/Internet Explorer/iexplore.exe" http://www.advancemd.com When I try to launch the shortcut, it will not launch
Works like a charm now Reply Steve says: March 18, 2011 at 8:32 pm Disregard previous comment. Windows Legacy OS forum About This ForumCNET's Forum on Windows legacy operating systems, (XP, 2000/NT, ME, & Windows 95/98) is the best source for finding help or getting troubleshooting advice from Double click it or right click it and choose "merge" and answer yes to the import prompt.http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htmOr, if that doesn't work?Click on the link below, then look to the "EXE File Now with IE10 functioning as default, some days later I created a web shortcut to an FTP site on my desktop (rightclick desk-top|shortcut) and to my chagrin a Google Chrome icon
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I use the term'correct', because (and I'm not at all sure of this),it could have happened when I recently took my computer into the shop to have an 2nd Gig of Reply Robert says: June 18, 2008 at 3:59 am Thanks! Desktop Shortcuts and keyboard don't work Desktop shortcuts do do not work Desktop shortcuts/Outlook email links, don\'t work; XP says.. The time now is 01:52.
Reply Pilm says: April 30, 2012 at 2:34 pm I'm having the same problem was "Steve March 17 2011" with the extra C:\ being added to my shortcut. I am running Windows XP Pro on a Compaq laptop. If I try to see its properties, there's no URL there. Goodbye IE Reply UK_Andy says: January 29, 2009 at 8:33 am Do know if this what u r looking for but I use it for pages that only display correct in