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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. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. The Windows Club The Windows Club covers Windows 10/8/7 tips, tutorials, how-to's, features, freeware. All I know is that everything has always worked just fine but this morning it was all on strike. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/forum/ie8-windows_7/desktop-internet-shortcuts-not-working/e7818a1b-ab7f-416c-b7c3-7a0b6e8cdfb2

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Sometimes it is necessary to uncheck Use DDE. ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed. Join Now For immediate help use Live now! 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???

For information purposes, another (and maybe closely related)issue is that many of the MS Word text documents that I have contain 'Hyperlinks'(that refer to internet web pages), which if you hold 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, It creates the icon but when you try to open it nothing happens. 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

In the Properties dialog box, paste the path followed by the app's executable name (see image below). Url Shortcuts On Desktop Won't Work The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. 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 https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/can-t-execute-internet-shortcuts-from-the-desktop-530964/ Nothing seemed to be a problem.

Cancel Subscribe to feed Question details Product Firefox Topic Fix slowness, crashing, error messages and other problems System Details Windows 7 Firefox 40.0 More system details Additional System Details Installed Login. What is the matter with Firefox that I now have to have it already open to enable my shortcuts to open??? 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.

Url Shortcuts On Desktop Won't Work

Feb 1, 2013 at 2:37 UTC 1st Post I know this is an old thread, but is there any chance this was resolved? https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1084657 When I open Windows Explorer and click on a shortcut on the left-hand side of the screen this message comes up: I would appreciate if anyone has the solution to this Desktop Shortcuts Not Working Windows 7 Go to the link below and scroll down to line 12 (left column). Firefox Download Fix .lnk File Association Normally, most of us know which file types need what apps.

Sign up now! this contact form Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile But I can wait. 0 Message Author Closing Comment by:johnhardy2014-04-04 Comment Utility Permalink(# a39979308) Trying to award again.

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. If you don't see it listed then expand the Other Programs list and select IE from there. When I go into Control Panel/System there is NO link on left hand side, or anywhere else on that page for System Protection. have a peek here This shortcut opens a specified URL in a new Internet Explorer window.

As for System Restore, start a thread here Performance & Maintenance - Windows 7 Forums My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Home Built Desktop By DataTech OS Windows Subscribe to our monthly newsletter for tech news and trends Membership How it Works Gigs Live Careers Plans and Pricing For Business Become an Expert Resource Center About Us Who We Text Quote Post |Replace Attachment Add link Text to display: Where should this link go?

Before telling you how to fix it, I will in brief, talk about File Associations.

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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. 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 I have gone into the link you have suggested and will give that a try, however, it states that I should do a System Restore and gives instructions, by two methods, Check This Out That doesn't help.

PPTP VPN error 628 chrome won't open shortcuts   9 Replies Jalapeno OP Jason9952 Mar 22, 2011 at 7:39 UTC Is this a new install? Firefox is my default browser so I don't see why the Yahoo Mail shortcut wouldn't work anyway, without the additional Firefox guff added before. That doesn't help. Had been in Google Chrome (IE9 ALSO OPEN) when I went to close it would not, so used Ctrl/Alt/Delete.

I've never heard of a P Profile parameter!!! Suggested Solutions Title # Comments Views Activity Nmap how to find wich type of socks is this? 4 22 2d How to complete an 'Apply Security' to a drive 25 40 Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Click Edit or Advanced, depending on your Windows version.

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. If I waited long enough I would get the following message come up; There was a problem sending the command to the programme Decided to reboot laptop, but would not close I suspect you might have a virus that disables everything or something really unusual happened to your system. 1. If you wish to dissociate files associations, check out Unassociate File Types Utility.

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The time now is 02:01. I've never heard of a P Profile parameter!!! my "internet shortcuts from the desktop" and "Hyperlinks failure" issues.