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I hope this helps. A Spotify Knight in Shining Armor.I AM NOT A SPOTIFY STAFF MEMBER| I'm a Spotify Community LegendWas this information helpful to you? I have also reinstalled IE from the> XP> disk, but the shortcuts still do not work. Edited by Υᴏ Mɑmɑ Thursday, September 22, 2016 4:36 AM Thursday, September 22, 2016 4:29 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote For info / W7 Ultimate: from same http://relite.org/windows-10/can-t-get-rid-of-desktop-search.php

If you're new to the TechRepublic Forums, please read our TechRepublic Forums FAQ. I have installed all Windows XP> > and IE service pack updates and try to keep my McAfee virus checker and> > firewall up to date.> >> > I have a Desktop Icons and File Associations The desktop icons are shortcuts to respective applications. Please try the request again.

Desktop Shortcuts Not Working Windows 10

Maybe that is a feature of .website shortcuts (e.g. There is no problem with Windows 10 1511 or earlier versions of Windows. Used to be once in a while, but a restart would fix. However, I recommend turning the visibility of extensions off, as many users might not be able to deal with them.

  1. Now even restarting doesn't help.Help. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - desktop shortcuts by lawrencegallagher9 · 8 years ago In reply to Desktop shortcuts don't w ...
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Here's another possibility https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/835b6879-a0fc-40de-bdbb-3ae6616d2d0c/ms16104-url-files?forum=ieitprocurrentver (BING search for .url file extension prompt site:microsoft.com 2016 ) Edited by Robert Aldwinckle on forumsMVP, Editor Thursday, September 22, 2016 2:22 PM Workaround suggestion Thursday, Why would any interstellar starship still bother with streamline body design? Is there any new information about this problem? Desktop Not Working Windows 10 Is that your case too?

By Darren B - KC · 10 years ago Here's a strange problem that I can't figure out. Desktop Icons Not Working Windows 10 Screenshot: https://googledrive.com/host/0B8BLd2qPPV7XYlpQM0lSSmMtcUE/Win10-Pro-Build-14393--EPM--url-link-opens-blank-IE11-tab.png darn. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count). Must have been a one-time quirk (or maybe I was too quick and it was too slow).

Microsoft Edge RELATED ARTICLE10 Ways to Customize the Windows 10 Start Menu The Microsoft Edge browser included with Windows 10 makes this easy. First, head to the website you want to pin to Windows 10 Desktop Not Showing Up Another one that appears to be caused by that is this which I can confirm https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/311f349e-3fc5-4e1c-accb-230ecc20e6af/window-10-update-killed-the-ability-to-forward-web-page-with-outlook-2016?forum=win10itproapps Heh. In researching my problem on the Microsoft site I> > tumbled> > to this resource. E.g.

Desktop Icons Not Working Windows 10

Locate the icon to the left of the website's address on the location bar and drag and drop it to your desktop. Wednesday, November 30, 2016 5:49 PM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote We opened a ticket with Microsoft on this issue a few days ago, and just got this Desktop Shortcuts Not Working Windows 10 See if the workaround suggested here helps. Desktop Icons Won't Open Windows 10 I have not reinstalled XP Pro.>> Any suggestions?>> Thanks in advance,>> Mike MikeAug 20, 2005, 10:25 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)Hi Ramesh,I appreciate your reply to my question, but,

I just tested it on my Windows 10 PC. this content All the upgraded computers have the same problem after the anniversary update...(or clean install) The Url on the desktop open a blank page to IE (Internet explorer by default browser). BTW notice that we still don't know what "it" is. You could do that by copying and editing the startup icon properties for Firefox e.g. *''firefox.exe "https'':''//support''.''mozilla''.''org/en-US/questions/984618" FredMcD Top 10 Contributor 2617 solutions 35145 answers Posted 1/28/14, 6:18 AM An easy Can't Open Shortcuts On Desktop Windows 10

Regards Monday, September 19, 2016 1:46 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote All favorites (.URL) just opens a blank page All shortcuts on desktop (.URL) opens a blank Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:43 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote clicking on an url shortcut in Windows Explorer brings up a warning That sounds clearer than the That was actually my first suggestion. weblink Use PowerShell Get-Process iexplore to check this.

Drag that shortcut to the desktop. Windows Icon Not Working Windows 10 Others are finding that it is only blank (e.g. If it does not show a URL in your Address bar please try using Alt-V p(e.g.

In fact they are so similar that I would try renaming your .URL file to give it a .website extension.

is it possible to have say IE as your default browser, but create a link that opens a website in firefox? Hopefully Jean-chris is getting further by opening a Support case. I recommend our File Association Fixer available on The Windows Club. Desktop Icons Not Responding To Mouse Click If you have any doubts or wish to know more about the topic, please leave a comment here or on The Windows Club Forum.

That opened fine. The data is suppose to be "%1" %* I tested the xp_exe_fix.reg file on a virtual XP pc and it corrected the key to "%1" %* and all is running fine Reply 12 Likes Re: Opening from web link in desktop app, not in web player Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend check over here Jyrki Edited by jyrppa Thursday, January 05, 2017 4:10 PM Thursday, January 05, 2017 4:10 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Seems that it is fixed at build

Select "Yes" when prompted, and click OK to close the dialog.> > -- > Ramesh, Windows XP MVP> http://windowsxp.mvps.org> > > "Mike" wrote in message > news:[email protected]> > Hi,> >> Then I discovered a potential workaround might be using Stop (i.e., Alt-V p -- not Esc, just as if I had been using the -NoHome switch. To copy the path, click in the Windows Explorer Address bar, select all and then press CTRL+C. In researching my problem on the Microsoft site I> tumbled> to this resource.

I don't know ProcMon… and don't have the time to solve global Microsoftproblems introduced by updates. If you don't like the stock appearance of Google Home, here are two quick and easy ways to make it truly yours. Reply 5 Likes Re: Opening from web link in desktop app, not in web player Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Or is your Desktop shortcut really a .lnk file which executes a redirected Favorite?

Type in the complete URL to your bank or wherever such as http://www.mybank.com4. Looks like we need to recognize that there aremore constraints in any case. However, ifthe other reports about it only happening with the first process are the case, only one shortcut would have to be changed for that one, not all of them. to find the scope and practicability of the potential workaround.) Also, does the problem symptomhappen with all URL regardless of protocol involved, especially whether redirects are involved?

Fix .lnk File Association Normally, most of us know which file types need what apps. 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> I still haven't found a way to create native shortcuts with edge and use .bat files from the solution above. –Alexey Aug 9 '15 at 22:10 add a comment| up vote Open Registry Editor and navigate to:HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\InternetShortcutNow, backup this key and then save as a REG fileThen, delete 'InternetShortcut' keyOpen up Internet Explorer, Tools, Internet Options, ProgramsChoose "Reset Web Settings"I really hope

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