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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 Layback and Wackit Computer Consultants Our Motto: If it's not broke fix it. P.S. 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

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... Get 1:1 Help Now Advertise Here Enjoyed your answer? This morning I go onto my laptop to read my emails as usual, through a desktop shortcut icon to Yahoo, and it won't open. 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.

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If a man says something in the woods and there's no women there; is he still wrong? Right click one of the bad shortcuts, and select '''Properties.''' Make sure everything is as it should be. If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question Suggested Solutions Title # Comments Views Activity Best practices for sharing large amounts of data 9 48 5d Server Default Programs - Associate a File Type or Protocol Hope this helps, Shawn My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Self built custom OS 64-bit Windows 10 Pro CPU

Ron WinXP Pro SP3, IE 8 , FIOS 35MBs download and 28MBs upload. Desktop Shortcuts and keyboard don't work Desktop shortcuts do do not work Web Shortcuts on Desktop Do Not Work Desktop shortcuts/Outlook email links, don\'t work; XP says.. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Desktop shortcuts/Outlook email links, don\'t work; XP says..

Layback and Wackit Computer Consultants Our Motto: If it's not broke fix it. In each one if the data value is set to 1, change it to 0 (that's a zero). The time now is 12:04. Did you scan with MalwareBytes?

Scroll down to the .url file extension and make sure the Current Default is Internet Browser and not Google Chrome. What? What is the matter with Firefox that I now have to have it already open to enable my shortcuts to open??? Case ??

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It should now run those problem programs and Control Panel icons. this helps.Grif Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Can't execute 'Internet Shortcuts' from the desktop by dand by It's so annoying to not be able just to open things directly from the desktop. Desktop Shortcuts Not Working Windows 7 It only works if I select and click delete from the menu while holding... Desktop Icons Not Working Windows 10 Replace 18 workstations, running a mix of XP and 7 with new ThinkStations running 8.1.

Generated Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:03:51 GMT by s_hp81 (squid/3.5.20) Join Forum | Login | Today's Posts | Tutorials | Windows 10 Forum | Windows 8 Forum Welcome to Windows 7 However, I did this method earlier today for all my shortcuts that were not working and they still didn't work, so not sure why it would work now??? Promoted by Neal Stanborough You've built an email signature using raw HTML code in Office 365, but you can't review how it looks with Transport Rules. Share This Page Tweet Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. If you're windows is installed on a drive other than c: you "ll have to change the path to IE accordingly. Contact Us Privacy Policy Legal Notices Report Trademark Abuse Source Code Twitter Facebook Firefox Friends Switch to mobile site Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards It's so annoying to not be able just to open things directly from the desktop.

Open Internet Explorer -> Tools >Internet Options under the Programs tab that Default web browser is set to Internet Explorer. 2. Corrupt IE installation? I have to say that I have other desktop shortcuts linking to Google Chrome, and they all work fine.

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SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Or it may be that the shortcuts work in the morning, but later in the day, they stop working again! (Or vise-versa.)We're running XP Pro SP2 clients on an AD (Server Try to start Firefox once with the Profile Manager and select the correct default profile and make sure that "Don't ask" has a checkmark in its box to make sure that Yes, I did reboot after the other try with the merges. worked a treat. I have the same problem - also with XP Pro. If not use the Change program... check over here I should have posted it earlier but the methods mentioned earlier usually will take care of this type of problem and they're easier to both explain and do.

All I know is that everything has always worked just fine but this morning it was all on strike. Double click it or right click it and choose "merge" and answer yes to the import prompt., if that doesn't work?Click on the link below, then look to the "EXE File If I check the properties of the short cut, the url is included correctly in the URL box. Back to normal again.

I did it and it didn't fix the problem. Zander, #12 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 Thanks Zander, Internet Options are Start -> Control Panel >Programs >Default Programs and select 'Associate a file type or protocol with a program'. Used to be once in a while, but a restart would fix.

One is to this BBS. CREATE AN ASSOCIATION IN THE FOLDER OPTIONS CONTROL PANEL." And I'm not sure what this means or how to go about correcting it. Learn More. For this one, where it says application used put in this: "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" -nohome %1 Again check the use DDE box and once again enter iexplore and system in the

Unless you can think of any other 'longshots', I guess I will have to live with this shotrcoming in my system. I reset the default to Internet Explorer 11 and the shortcuts do work in IE11. Do you start Firefox with a -P Profile parameter appended to the target field? My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Self built custom OS 64-bit Windows 10 Pro CPU Intel i7-3930K 3.2 Ghz (O/C 4 Ghz) Motherboard ASRock X79 Extreme11 Memory 32

Look in the right pane for an entry named NoBrowserOptions. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Log in or Sign up Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Registered Layback and Wackit Computer Consultants Our Motto: If it's not broke fix it. Many thanks John 0 Comment Question by:johnhardy Facebook Twitter LinkedIn LVL 25 Best Solution byTony Giangreco Here is a comprehensive list of items to check.

I have tried deleting all the shortcuts and reapplying them. Help Desk » Inventory » Monitor » Community » CNET Reviews Best Products CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual


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