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This alone could be part of the issue.Hope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Internet Shortcuts on the desktop not working (my response) by dand / Disabling it could very well be the solution. Please mention your OS as well. 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 Source

What a relief... All others should be unchecked. (confirmed) click on OK (OK confirmed) Confirm this is set as described. = = = = = = = = = = = = = Here This sweepstakes ends on November 17, 2016. Reply Frank February 17, 2014 at 9:18 pm I tried the suggestion and some links still don't work. have a peek at these guys

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all report "The default browser is currently Google Chrome". Like> what do you come up with? This post will show you how to hide or un-hide desktop icons in Windows 7. There was no option or dialog to "set up google chrome browser to also run from the Start app metro window".

  • Select "Yes" when prompted, and click OK to close the dialog.-- Ramesh, Windows XP MVPhttp://windowsxp.mvps.org"Mike" wrote in message news:[email protected]> Hi,>> I am an older "newbie" and find some issues considerably
  • This is similar to the one> mentioned earlier by another poster. > > Open Registry Editor and navigate to:> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\InternetShortcut> Now, backup this key and then save as a REG file>
  • no problems elsewhere.
  • Reply Techexpert November 12, 2016 at 2:52 am You can change it from inner settings.
  • So why '''only''' Thunderbird messages?
  • I can only guess where the problem lies...

All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. Reply little d February 5, 2014 at 12:04 am links are still not working - what happened they were working fine…tried this and restoring old version!! 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 Google Chrome Download What now Matt?

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95417?hl=en Also make sure your able to make such a system change in your account. Someone might say that I should switch away from Chrome browser to Firefox browser, but I have found the integration of the Chrome browser with Google's ecosystem and tools to be Tools > Options > Advanced > General tab click on 'config Editor' button - it will tell you to be careful :) In top search type: external look for this line: navigate to these guys If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).

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desktop shortcuts/Outlook email links, don't work; XP says.. this contact form Do not confuse it with the capital case of alphabet "i". link on saving the registry key.Best regards,Mike"Evolution54" wrote:> > Evolution54 Wrote: > > OK think I kind of found another method. Windows 8 has 2 default browsers, one for the desktop and one for that modern interface, so I am going through the process of trying to diagnose and perhaps get it Firefox

Get the answer AnonymousAug 20, 2005, 10:25 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)Mike,1. Thanks-- Evolution54 AnonymousAug 21, 2005, 11:37 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)Mike Wrote: > Hi,> > I am an older "newbie" and find some issues considerably frustrating. Content available under a Creative Commons license. have a peek here Toad-Hall: Here is what Win8.1 reports: All the following have "Current Default" set for "Google Chrome": Extensions .htm .html .shtml .webp .xht .xhtml Protocols: FTP HTTP HTTPS IRC MAIL TO MMS

So no help to be found there. by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / June 22, 2011 9:17 AM PDT In reply to: Can't execute 'Internet shortcuts' from the desktop. Different Browser Shortcuts, with different URLs, open same web page!

in NJ Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Just One More Thought by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / June 27, 2011 12:44 PM PDT In reply to: Can't execute

Thanks Griff. What did Mr Softee scree up this time. no problems elsewhere. It gets a little irritating to have to right-click -"Copy Link Location" and then paste into Chrome's address bar.

Please let myself notice in order that I can sign up to. Toad-Hall Top 10 Contributor 1039 solutions 6528 answers Posted 6/23/15, 8:30 AM Helpful Reply Please confirm you have these settings: Close all browsers. The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. http://sevevb.com/not-working/desktop-shortcut-links-not-working.html When I booted up the other day, none> of the> shortcuts worked.

So why only Thunderbird messages? File extensions are used to recognize file types. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Internet Shortcuts on the desktop not working This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Reply Elizabeth Shelby January 6, 2014 at 2:27 am I have tried to follow your instructions, however, I don't have ‘properties' in the drop down when I right click can you

michael whitaker: great tool.thank you.... THEN I started Chrome for the first time after this fresh install. Desktop Icons and File Associations The desktop icons are shortcuts to respective applications. What is odd to me is that during installation, Chrome asked if it could run in the background and I said no this time.

I tried with different default browsers. by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 30, 2013 1:46 AM PDT In reply to: Internet Shortcuts on the desktop not working Particularly when you've changed versions of your browser, or if it works [Screenshot Screenshot] I then opened a PDF file in PDF-XChange Editor and clicked on a hyperlink -- it opened up in Google Chrome. Check the value ofDefault Impersonation Level is "Identify" Related Errors Free | Download | webpage | registry | lost | left | change | Remove | unable | not | delete