Welshjim, #9 2005/01/16 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 Welshjim said: OLDSALTY--One problem leads Every time the user double-clicks an internet shortcut on their desktop IE launches but never loads the page....all that will display is a white window and an endless progress bar. Furthermore, You repeat this per drive. For some reason it closed not only Chrome, but IE as well. http://pixelzs.com/not-working/internet-shortcuts-on-desktop-not-working-xp.html
Fix .lnk File Association Normally, most of us know which file types need what apps. If it's broke fix it so no one can fix it. Yes I ran it a second time and still can't get into internet options from IE. If I check the properties of the short cut, the url is included correctly in the URL box. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/forum/ie8-windows_7/desktop-internet-shortcuts-not-working/e7818a1b-ab7f-416c-b7c3-7a0b6e8cdfb2
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. Click Edit or Advanced, depending on your Windows version. Just browse Program Files - in the system drive - using Windows Explorer and copy the path of the application related to the desktop icon or shortcut.
Update your Pc's System Bios 3. 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 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. Ccleaner It creates the icon but when you try to open it nothing > happens.
Install Process Explorer to find out what runs at startup http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653 3. Windows 10 Desktop Shortcuts Not Working surferdude2, #4 2005/01/13 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 If the If not use the Change program... If it's broke fix it so no one can fix it.
Differential backup… Storage Software Windows OS Disaster Recovery OfficeMate Freezes on Login Article by: Adiel OfficeMate Freezes on login or does not load after login credentials are input. Chrome General Maintenance to keep your pc up to date 1. Anyway Thanks again John 0 LVL 50 Overall: Level 50 Windows 7 30 Web Browsers 29 Windows OS 16 Message Expert Comment by:jcimarron2014-04-04 Comment Utility Permalink(# a39978464) johnhardy-- You are First Name Please enter a first name Last Name Please enter a last name Email We will never share this with anyone.
Where it says application to perform action put the following if it's not already this way: rundll32.exe shdocvw.dll,OpenURL %l Put a checkmark in the box next to use DDE and under http://www.thewindowsclub.com/desktop-icons-not-working-in-windows Someone already said this. Desktop Shortcuts Not Working Windows 7 Restart the computer.. Url Shortcuts On Desktop Won't Work Get 1:1 Help Now Advertise Here Enjoyed your answer?
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?Click to expand... this contact form Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. Bare Metal Image backups support Full and Incremental backups. Internet Explorer
In this case, Windows will present you with a dialog box when you double-click the file. GET STARTED Join & Write a Comment Already a member? However, I recommend turning the visibility of extensions off, as many users might not be able to deal with them.
Go to IE Tools>Internet Options>Programs tab and click on the Reset Web Settings to fix the problem. 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 Home News Windows Downloads Security Edge IE Office Phone General Deals Forum About Desktop Icons not working in Windows 10 / 8 / 7 RECOMMENDED: Click here to fix Windows errors Yes No By clicking yes, windows closed.
Most of the shortcuts, whether on the desktop or elsewhere, have the extension ".lnk"r. Ron WinXP Pro SP3, IE 8 , FIOS 35MBs download and 28MBs upload. Guest, Nov 4, 2004 #1 Advertisements Frank Saunders, MS-MVP Guest "Gobucki" <> wrote in message news: > Whenever I create a shortcut on the desktop to a website, it doesn't > http://pixelzs.com/not-working/internet-shortcuts-desktop-not-working-windows-7.html Do not confuse it with the capital case of alphabet "i".
My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number ACER ASPIRE 8730ZG OS Windows 7 32 bit Memory 3gb FusedTANGDREAM View Public Profile Find More Posts by FusedTANGDREAM . 03 Oct 2011 #2 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 Cookies Registration Notice URL Shortcuts on desktop don't work. OLDSALTY, #1 2005/01/13 Steve R Jones SuperGeek Staff Joined: 2001/12/30 Messages: 11,755 Likes Received: 172 Trophy Points: 843 Location: Dallas, TX Computer Experience: Experienced Won't hurt anything to try the following:
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Before telling you how to fix it, I will in brief, talk about File Associations. It worked just as it should but after I made my previous post here I tried it in IE and was denied access. Just a further bit of info re above. Back to normal again.
Yes I would use a workaround. I am using windows 7 Home premium along with Firefox as the default. Of the three, 2 were set to 0 but one remained set to 1. How do I get System Protection/Restore to show, given it is not where it should be?
That is where I am at...no further forward.