But anyway I don't really know what they might have done during the 'tune up' thing.So I would really appreciate it if anyone out there on the forum may have experienced It keeps always asking if i want to open or save the exe but, it's best i could. Such links might not function if your pop-up blocker is on. I had to create a chrome shortup then edit it with the web page URL after shortcut was created. his comment is here
We seem to be in sync now. The 'doug knox File-Associations' registry fix site is a great resource.(The "HTM/HTML" entry there fixed my Hyperlink failure problem. A weird thing is happening and I cannot figure what setting to change in the GP. Save the REG File to your hard disk. http://www.sevenforums.com/browsers-mail/379269-win7-desktop-url-shortcuts-open-blank-page-ie10.html
Some websites don't work properly in Explorer (usually the default that is set) but work fine in Chrome. I know it's possible for ftp sites like this: ftp://user:[emailprotected] It doesn't work for html websites though 🙁 Send me an email if you know how! Any ideas? Reply Subscribe View Best Answer RELATED TOPICS: Internet shortcuts won't load/open properly when launched from Windows 7 Desktop Shortcut icon deployment issues via GPO Desktop Shortcut by GPO Thank you 🙂 Reply Shafi says: September 21, 2014 at 5:51 pm lot of thanks….i was thinking to write script. 🙂 but this is the simplest solution i never think about.
I uninstalled the two programs for this troubleshooting exercise and then mounted a search and destroy expedition and galloped through the registry to exterminate any last remenants of those programs. This is exactly what i needed. But still, no help.) And I find it very strange that website shortcuts placed in both AOL Favorites and/or IE Favorites work fine, --but will NOT now work on the Desktop Internet Explorer Won't Open Ramesh Srinivasan January 25, 2016 at 8:08 pm YW John.
In this situation, your homepage is displayed in the new Internet Explorer window instead of the specified URL. Ordinarily you would just type http://the_url_you_want/ here but that would cause the page to open in your system's default browser which is not what you want. I hunted high and low and could only find the work-arounds noted above. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/can-t-execute-internet-shortcuts-from-the-desktop-530964/ Now with IE10 functioning as default, some days later I created a web shortcut to an FTP site on my desktop (rightclick desk-top|shortcut) and to my chagrin a Google Chrome icon
in NJ Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Tried This One...? How To Change Default Browser I tried to modify shortcut after creating it but I was having a horrible time. Subscribe Enter your email address to receive notifications of new posts by email. Internet Explorer cannot or will not open links We have two suggestions that you might want to try before opting for reinstall of the Internet Explorer.
Hope this helps somebody if you have a similar issue.... Rob 0 Tabasco OP MD_WWM Nov 30, 2010 at 8:41 UTC Elemental IT is an IT service Reply Steve says: March 17, 2011 at 4:46 pm I've been trying this but keep getting an error. Internet Shortcuts Not Working Windows 7 by dand / June 22, 2011 7:58 AM PDT I'm running Windows XP (SP2 fully updated), runs great w/ no problems.But recently, something has changed on the system and I cannot Force Link To Open In Internet Explorer John Edwards January 25, 2016 at 7:15 pm Thanks Ramesh - having declined the IE default invitation (‘don't ask again') after starting again, everything now seems to be as it should
Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. http://tcsmacs.net/internet-explorer/ie-10-cannot-open-in-windows-7.php It's just *.URL files that > have been dragged to my desktop or other folder.> > Here is what a Yahoo shortcut URL opens as by double clicking:> > [DEFAULT]> BASEURL=http://uk.yahoo.com/> key. However, applying this registry setting would result in the addition of a 2nd Open command (with a sub-menu) in the right-click menu, as seen above. Url Shortcuts On Desktop Won't Work
Windows then quits and restarts. One of the solutions I tried was running a file called "File Association Fixer" from "The Windows Club" website. Ramesh Srinivasan January 26, 2016 at 9:43 am @John: Yes. http://tcsmacs.net/internet-explorer/ie6-cannot-open-new-windows.php Strange.... 0 Tabasco OP Helpful Post MD_WWM Nov 25, 2010 at 3:52 UTC Elemental IT is an IT service provider.
I myself have stopped blogging. Microsoft Edge About Advertising Privacy Terms Help Sitemap × Join millions of IT pros like you Log in to Spiceworks Reset community password Agree to Terms of Service Connect with Or Sign up For example: C:\“C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe” http://www.yahoo.com The first c:\ gets added by the system.
Reply TimC says: July 12, 2012 at 11:25 pm Have Windows Professional SP3. Subscribe to my email newsletter & receive updates right in your inbox. Next right click on the shortcut you just created and select properties from the popup menu. Firefox Resetting the Internet Explorer settings may not help in this case - a reinstall of Internet Explorer will help - but reinstalling however, should be the last option – when everything else fails.
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / June 22, 2011 9:17 AM PDT In reply to: Can't execute 'Internet shortcuts' from the desktop. This method has provided me with the means to set up a shortcut to run Chrome and open a specific website - which for 5 and 6 year old kids is I must stay with WIN7 and IE10 for now for various reasons so I need to find a solution. http://tcsmacs.net/internet-explorer/ie6-cannot-open-website.php I'm really trying to make things as dead simple as I can for this lady.
Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Can't execute 'Internet shortcuts' from the desktop. So I checked all the other shortcuts and the same thing. All posts copyright their original authors. To make things simple on them, I put a copy of this shortcut on their desktop.
Get the answer AnonymousAug 31, 2005, 8:31 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)It adds all but the search filter and the print commands. Or if you want me include more browsers in the menu, drop a note in the Comments section below.Share this article on: FacebookTwitterRedditWhatsAppGoogle+BufferLinkedInPin ItAbout the authorRamesh Srinivasan is passionate about Microsoft As I DID want this to be the default position, I clicked YES. 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.
Please copy it from the compressed folder and place it on your desktop.