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by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / June 27, 2011 7:50 AM PDT In reply to: Can't execute 'Internet Shortcuts' from the desktop by dand this helps.Grif Flag Permalink This was General Discussion Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is It only works if the shortcut is also on the desktop. Contact Us Privacy Policy Legal Notices Report Trademark Abuse Source Code Twitter Facebook Firefox Friends Switch to mobile site An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. have a peek here

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 By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and to receive emails from Spiceworks. Promisekeeper Posted 2/28/13, 9:57 AM Question owner Thank you. Text Quote Post |Replace Attachment Add link Text to display: Where should this link go?

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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 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. Your cache administrator is webmaster. you could try here All other shortcuts from the desktop(ie.

Join Now I have a user that is running IE8 and Windows 7 Professional. I don't think that I want to remove IE completely from my PC, because (only) occasionally some lame website or application doesn't work except on IE. ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed. in NJ Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Tried This One...?

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In Safe Mode everything there. Or maybe there's a setting somewhere in Windows or perhaps AOL that needs to be changed ?Anyway, would appreciate any suggestions anyone may have on this.Thanks, Dan D. Desktop Shortcuts Not Working Windows 7 Can I perhaps trouble for advice on the System Protection/Restore issue that original problem highlighted. Internet Explorer Will Not Open Shortcuts Help Desk » Inventory » Monitor » Community » Join Forum | Login | Today's Posts | Tutorials | Windows 10 Forum | Windows 8 Forum Welcome to Windows 7 Forums.

If you're having a computer problem, ask on our forum for advice. For some reason it closed not only Chrome, but IE as well. Update: Preparing Your Windows XP Computer For SP3Unfortunately, you're going to receive poor support unless you move up.. If you don't see it listed then expand the Other Programs list and select IE from there.

Thanks again, Will look forward to hearing back from you with any suggestions.Dan NJ(If all else fails, I'll probably try "System Restore'ing" to back before I did the last "IE3 Scroll down to URL:HyperText Transfer Protocol and select it. 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. I did recently download & install a new copy of IE8 (for other reasons), and I'm wondering if some setting(s)or preference(s) somewhere in IE8 may have gotten changed or dropped ??

Feb 1, 2013 at 2:37 UTC 1st Post I know this is an old thread, but is there any chance this was resolved? Please try again now or at a later time. I delete it and then, when the desktop is opened again, it's there.

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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 04 Oct 2011 #6 Brink 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 Sign up now! It should now run those problem programs and Control Panel icons. this helps.Grif Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Can't execute 'Internet Shortcuts' from the desktop by dand by

Anyone else run into this?  Reply Subscribe RELATED TOPICS: Dekstop Shortcuts will not open -- GPO Setting? I delete it and then, when the desktop is opened again, it's there. Now Internet Explorer has been partially uninstalled." Portions of this content are ©1998–2016 by individual contributors. this contact form Keeps reappearing after deletion.

General Discussion Windows Explorer Shortcuts don't workHello, I am running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit. Tried a few more and same result, though a couple, CCleaner and itunes did. 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? I would click the icon but absolutely nothing is happening.

In this situation, your homepage is displayed in the new Internet Explorer window instead of the specified URL. From Open Windows Explorer. On Windows XP best that you can do is to disable the desktop shortcut and access to IE. Keeps reappearing after deletion.

This issue does not occur when you click the shortcut from the Favorites button on the toolbar in Internet Explorer. Add Cancel × Insert code Language Apache AppleScript Awk BASH Batchfile C C++ C# CSS ERB HTML Java JavaScript Lua ObjectiveC PHP Perl Text Powershell Python R Ruby Sass Scala SQL Double click it or right click it and choose "merge" and answer yes to the import prompt., if that doesn't work?Click on the link below, then look to the "EXE File Generated Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:50:01 GMT by s_fl369 (squid/3.5.20) {{offlineMessage}} Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface PCs & tablets Xbox Virtual reality Accessories Windows phone Software & Apps Office Windows

My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Self built custom OS 64-bit Windows 10 Pro CPU Intel i7-3930K 3.2 Ghz (O/C 4 Ghz) Motherboard ASRock X79 Extreme11 Memory 32 So no help to be found there. 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, It creates the icon but when you try to open it nothing > happens.

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