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Zander, #18 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 No it was my fault. 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 I seem to remember that some virus caused problems with Internet Options. If you're windows is installed on a drive other than c: you"ll have to change the path to IE accordingly. http://unmovie.net/not-working/internet-explorer-shortcuts-on-desktop-not-working-windows-7.html

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This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users. Zander, #5 jimvt likes this. 2005/01/14 Abraxas Inactive Joined: 2002/08/16 Messages: 2,361 Likes Received: 3 Trophy Points: 358 Location: Vermont Computer Experience: Univac 1100 Run this registry fix: http://www.dougknox.com/xp/fileassoc/xp_url_shortcut_fix.zip Abraxas, PC Review Home Newsgroups > Windows XP > Windows XP Internet Explorer > Home Home Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Articles Articles Chrome Taffycat posted Nov 12, 2016 at 8:59 AM WCG Stats Saturday 12 November 2016 WCG Stats posted Nov 12, 2016 at 8:00 AM WCG Stats Friday 11 November 2016 WCG Stats

Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Can't execute 'Internet shortcuts' from the desktop. No, I'm not laughing at you. I suspect the only way to make a change would be to click the "Request Attention" link at the bottom right of your first post. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/189939-desktop-shortcuts-will-not-work.html Advertisement ^ However, this shortcut does not work correctly when you click the shortcut under the Favorites menu on the menu bar in Windows Explorer.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Just myself. If it's broke fix it so no one can fix it. From http://www.fjsmjs.com/OE/nolinks.htm Open Windows Explorer.

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However, I tried your suggested '#12 item on the "kellys-korner" website', along with several other entries on the 'doug knox File Associations' website (including the "URL" entry, --which I thought might Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Desktop Shortcuts Not Working Windows 7 One is to this BBS. Url Shortcuts On Desktop Won't Work Click Edit or Advanced, depending on your Windows version.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... http://unmovie.net/not-working/internet-shortcuts-on-desktop-not-working.html Now look to the upper "Web Pages" section and UNCHECK the "My Current Home Page" item and remove all other listings that might be there..Hope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink This was P.S. It should now run those problem programs and Control Panel icons.http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htmHope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Can't execute 'Internet Shortcuts' from the desktop by dand by Ccleaner

Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware. CNET's LG V20 Giveaway We are giving away two units of the new premium phone from LG that comes with Android Nougat and two rear cameras. Just open the Default Programs under All Programs in Start Menu and set up the file association. have a peek here http://www.winguides.com/registry/display.php/797/ http://www.dougknox.com/security/scripts_desc/internetoptions.htm Maybe they will help you use some of the earlier suggestions.

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Many thanks John 0 Comment Question by:johnhardy Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28402991/Windows-7-desktop-shortcuts-have-stopped-working.htmlcopy LVL 25 Best Solution byTony Giangreco Here is a comprehensive list of items to check. Do not confuse it with the capital case of alphabet "i". How do I get my access to options back in IE? Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.

Please try the request again. If I check the properties of the short cut, the url is included correctly in the URL box. Hit OK and retest the shortcut, it should now work! 1 This discussion has been inactive for over a year. Check This Out Yes I use send to to put then on the desktop.

Guest, Apr 12, 2005, in forum: Windows XP Internet Explorer Replies: 0 Views: 421 Guest Apr 12, 2005 Internet desktop shortcuts not working zal, Mar 3, 2006, in forum: Windows XP However, I recommend turning the visibility of extensions off, as many users might not be able to deal with them. Fix .lnk File Association Normally, most of us know which file types need what apps. Thanks for your help.

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm worked a treat. Once that opens, click on the "Desktop" tab, then the "Customize Desktop" button, then the "Web" tab, then UNCHECK the box next to "Lock desktop items" (if it's checked). Layback and Wackit Computer Consultants Our Motto: If it's not broke fix it. You'll be able to ask any tech support questions, or chat with the community and help others.

For full access please Register. Usually, this happens if the file associations are messed up. Go to the link below and scroll down to line 12 (left column). 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

This post will show you how to hide or un-hide desktop icons in Windows 7. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. I suspect you might have a virus that disables everything or something really unusual happened to your system. 1. Advertisement ^ In the case of desktop icons not working, however, you need to know what applications are required to open each type of icon.

I recommend our File Association Fixer available on The Windows Club. 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