For anyone interested in setting the IE7 icon on the Public (that is the same as All Users in WinXP) desktop, follow the same instructions The Geek gave above with these And all I can do is hit "ok" I copied everything correctly (copy and paste) and as far as I can tell, did everything right. Just had to take a look at the script to see what it did in order to know what to undo. Thank you! Source
Next time users log in they get a new profile created from Default user with the change. March 29, 2009 Abraham It worked well! We humans tend to take the easy way when we can. TechRepublic Search GO Cloud CXO Software Startups Innovation More Data Centers Hardware Microsoft Google Apple All Topics Sections: Photos Videos All Writers Newsletters Forums Resource Library Tech Pro Free Trial Editions:
I figured out the error of my ways. EDIT: Oops. What could be >> the problem (XP Pro). > > > Run URL Fix from: > http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm Thanks very much!!! I had the problem that i wanted the desktop, which runs on IE, to open the links not in some IE window but in FF.
ONce there, unzip the file, then double click on the "xp_exe_fix.reg" file that is inside, choose "OK/Yes, when it asks "Are you sure?".. Layback and Wackit Computer Consultants Our Motto: If it's not broke fix it. I see the hourglass icon for a split second or so each time I double-click the shortcut, but that's it.It seems to only be affecting shortcuts that point to a web To remove the icon, you could set the value to 1 instead.
What could be the problem (XP Pro). Desktop Shortcuts Not Working Windows 7 One is to this BBS. It worked. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/57176-45-shortcuts-desktop-work September 13, 2007 Tommy WOW.
Close all instances of Internet Explorer> 2. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? As it turned out, I was the only error involved. If a man says something in the woods and there's no women there; is he still wrong?
I thought it odd that there'd be an error in the script. Subscribe Enter your email address to receive notifications of new posts by email. Internet Shortcuts Not Working Windows 7 December 3, 2009 Alex uhmmm… in my registry, i do not have that.. Url Shortcuts On Desktop Won't Work I got the three icons on the desktop, so now can anyone tell me how to get each one to open a different page as default?
Zander, #11 2005/01/17 Zander Geek Member Alumni Joined: 2002/01/07 Messages: 4,083 Likes Received: 5 Trophy Points: 733 Location: Minnesota, USA Computer Experience: A bit (or is it a by I guess http://pixelzs.com/not-working/internet-shortcut-on-desktop-not-working-windows-7.html Layback and Wackit Computer Consultants Our Motto: If it's not broke fix it. When you're done try your shortcuts and email links to see if they work. It was no big deal.
Open Explorer 2. I checked the file associations and it's set to use IE6, so that seems to be proper.I tried creating brand new shortcuts, but those don't work either. by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / June 22, 2011 9:17 AM PDT In reply to: Can't execute 'Internet shortcuts' from the desktop. http://pixelzs.com/not-working/internet-shortcut-on-desktop-not-working.html Reply norm says: January 20, 2013 at 2:21 pm Thanks for the blog post.
After running IE10, it informed me of the change and offered to reinstate its self as the default browser. August 23, 2007 JJ Thnx man…… The registry file just worked fine. February 7, 2011 Wounderfull I resolved my issue Wounderfull.
Reply Edgar says: July 29, 2011 at 7:08 pm This was very helpful. Is it possible to have a bookmark located in the "bookmarks" list in your default browser (i.e. But, if I open the shortcut's properties and copy/paste the URL into a browser, the page comes up just fine. In my case, changing the key to local_machine does not fix the problem and yet all references I have seen only point to HKEY_Current_User.
Any help would be appreciated. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU! I have the same problem - also with XP Pro. Check This Out 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.
but in my registry, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer… after explorer.. Back to normal again. This is exactly what I was looking for 🙂 Do you know if it's possible to include passwords in the shortcut field for html websites? April 10, 2010 Nikko Maybe this is the simplest way: Right click ‘My Computer' > Explore > On the left pane select ‘Desktop' > On the right pane drag IE icon