Ron WinXP Pro SP3, IE 8 , FIOS 35MBs download and 28MBs upload. Glad I could help! 0 Message Author Comment by:johnhardy2014-04-04 Comment Utility Permalink(# a39979005) I am sure I selected Accept multiple Solutions and was surprised to see the below notice. Zander, #18 2005/01/17 Lifetime Subscription OLDSALTY Inactive Thread Starter Joined: 2003/02/21 Messages: 573 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 106 Location: Toms River, NJ Computer Experience: Experienced No it was my fault. This sweepstakes ends on November 17, 2016. http://pixelzs.com/not-working/internet-shortcut-on-desktop-not-working-xp.html
Click the Programs tab. Grif:You may have missed it, but in the last part of my previous reply I had mentioned that I had actually tried that "URL" entry (along with several others), from your Thanks for your help. If you right-click any desktop icon and click on Properties, you will get a Properties dialog box with the Shortcut tab selected.
And I really do appreciate all your help and assistence here, --anything else you can think of to try?Dan D. You have to go to Folder Options and uncheck Hide Extensions for Known File Types. Desktop icons not working By default, file extensions are not shown in Windows Explorer.
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Defrag all hard drives: Click My Computer, right click the C drive, click Tools, Disk Defragmenter, Click Analyze to check the amount of fragmentation or Defrag to run the process. Windows 10 Desktop Shortcuts Not Working Ron WinXP Pro SP3, IE 8 , FIOS 35MBs download and 28MBs upload. Run Windows Update and select all Microsoft updates and security patches 2. File extensions are used to recognize file types.
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Anyone else run into this? Reply Subscribe RELATED TOPICS: Dekstop Shortcuts will not open -- GPO Setting? click here now So no help to be found there. Desktop Shortcuts Not Working Windows 7 If you don't see it listed then expand the Other Programs list and select IE from there. Url Shortcuts On Desktop Won't Work Zander, #16 2005/01/17 Welshjim Inactive Joined: 2002/01/07 Messages: 5,643 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 606 Location: Albuquerque, NM, USA Computer Experience: still learning OLDSALTY--Glad to hear all is well.
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to Word text documents, Windows folders etc) work fine.PROBLEM EXAMPLE: Normally, when you're viewing a web page you can right click anywhere on that page, and from the context menu choose I thought it odd that there'd be an error in the script. You may have to log off and then back on for this to take effect. http://pixelzs.com/not-working/internet-shortcut-on-desktop-not-working.html The 'doug knox File-Associations' registry fix site is a great resource.(The "HTM/HTML" entry there fixed my Hyperlink failure problem.
If it's broke fix it so no one can fix it. Start -> Control Panel > Programs > Default Programs and select 'Associate a file type or protocol with a program'. If that doesn't fix it, go to Start | Run and type regsvr32 urlmon.dll -- Frank Saunders, MS-MVP, IE/OE Please respond in Newsgroup only.
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I suspect you might have a virus that disables everything or something really unusual happened to your system. 1. Going back to the original problem, how are you creating the new shortcuts? (File|Send|Shortcut to Desktop??) Would you settle for a workaround by creating a Favorite? 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 Check This Out Select 'open'.
Ron WinXP Pro SP3, IE 8 , FIOS 35MBs download and 28MBs upload. Many thanks John 0 Comment Question by:johnhardy Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28402991/Windows-7-desktop-shortcuts-have-stopped-working.htmlcopy LVL 25 Best Solution byTony Giangreco Here is a comprehensive list of items to check. However, I recommend turning the visibility of extensions off, as many users might not be able to deal with them. It creates the icon but when you try to open it nothing > happens.
EDIT: Oops. Yes I would use a workaround. More About Us... I would have paid closer attention if I had found the link elsewhere but....
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