Once again, thank you for all the help. Please try the request again. As for System Restore, start a thread here Performance & Maintenance - Windows 7 Forums My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Home Built Desktop By DataTech OS Windows Cor-el - I'm afraid that's a bit too technical for me! http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/forum/ie8-windows_7/desktop-internet-shortcuts-not-working/e7818a1b-ab7f-416c-b7c3-7a0b6e8cdfb2
To Grif Thomas:Thanks for your advice re. after the latest update, firefox gets stuck/hang from time to time and takes 1-2 minutes to start working again (happened 6 times while typing this sentence) Refresh Firefox - reset add-ons Running Acer Aspire 8730ZG laptop. All rights reserved.
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm worked a treat. Thanks again for your help so far, and would really appreciate any additional suggestions you , or anyone out there on the Forum, could offer here.Dan D. I really want to keep using Firefox, all my bookmarks are there. That is, if a file has.txt as its extension, you know it would open using Notepad, Word or even Microsoft WordPad/Write.
But now, when I click on them I instead get a windows message box ,with a red circled X, that says "THIS OPERATION HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO RESTRICTIONS IN EFFECT Having carried out a full scan with Norton I thought "well thats the best I can do" now I am not so sure. You can also use the Default Programs to make a file type open in a different application rather than having it open in what Microsoft decided is best for you. you can try this out Sign up now!
RECOMMENDED: Click here to repair/restore missing Windows files & Optimize your PC Related Posts: File Association Fixer for Windows 7/8/Vista Configure, export, import App File Associations in Windows 8.1 / 10 Created by Anand Khanse. Old Geaser, Jul 11, 2004, in forum: Windows XP Internet Explorer Replies: 4 Views: 747 Ramesh [MVP] Jul 12, 2004 Reuse windows for Launching Shortcuts option not working. 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
From http://www.fjsmjs.com/OE/nolinks.htm Open Windows Explorer. 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. Desktop Shortcuts Not Working Windows 7 Anyone got any ideas? Firefox Download All I can see is that if I click on my Yahoo Mail shortcut, it only has the URL https://login.yahoo.com/config/login_verify2?.intl=uk&.src=ym so I copied Firefox shortcut and went to the Properties and
Here is a good thread on what MalwareBytes does and why it can find and eliminate things that Norton does not. http://pixelzs.com/not-working/internet-shortcut-on-desktop-not-working-xp.html More About Us... Stay logged in Welcome to PC Review! I reset the default to Internet Explorer 11 and the shortcuts do work in IE11.
I have to say that I have other desktop shortcuts linking to Google Chrome, and they all work fine. Nina NinaP Posted 9/21/15, 1:20 PM Chosen Solution Just checked the other shortcuts and they now all seems to be behaving again - I guess I had a short-lived protest on First Name Please enter a first name Last Name Please enter a last name Email We will never share this with anyone. http://pixelzs.com/not-working/internet-shortcut-on-desktop-not-working.html Just checked the other shortcuts and they now all seems to be behaving again - I guess I had a short-lived protest on my hands!
This sweepstakes ends on November 17, 2016. Guest Guest Whenever I create a shortcut on the desktop to a website, it doesn't work. Go to All programs, Administrative Go to Solution 8 4 4 +1 4 Participants johnhardy(8 comments) jcimarron(4 comments) LVL 50 Windows 730 Web Browsers29 Windows OS16 Tony Giangreco(4 comments) LVL 25
Make sure everything is as it should be. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. the restore made no difference" Did you check the box for "Show more restore points"? Unless you can think of any other 'longshots', I guess I will have to live with this shotrcoming in my system.
Connect with top rated Experts 13 Experts available now in Live! From desltop I went into my Google shortcut (used IE), but would not open. If you don’t have any Anti Virus installed, here are a few free ones to try: http://www.avg.com http://www.avast.com/en-us/index http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security-essentials-download http://www.bitdefender.com/solutions/free.html 5. Check This Out The dialog box will ask you to select a program to open the file.
button to change it. 0 Message Author Comment by:johnhardy2014-04-02 Comment Utility Permalink(# a39971835) Thank you for all of the information.