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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. Windows 7: Desktop shortcuts will not work. 03 Oct 2011 #1 FusedTANGDREAM Windows 7 32 bit 3 posts Desktop shortcuts will not work. 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. You have helped me a couple of times in the past.re. http://sparcweb.net/not-working/internet-shortcuts-on-desktop-not-working-windows-7.php

Should I do it again do you think! 0 LVL 25 Overall: Level 25 Windows 7 7 Windows OS 5 Web Browsers 3 Message Expert Comment by:Tony Giangreco2014-04-04 Comment Utility Before telling you how to fix it, I will in brief, talk about File Associations. Go to All programs, Administrative Go to Solution 8 4 4 +1 4 Participants johnhardy(8 comments) jcimarron(4 comments) LVL 50 Windows 730 Web Browsers29 Windows OS16 Tony Giangreco(4 comments) LVL 25 Not a member?

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Have tried a few suggestions....making sure IE was default browser, uninstalling Chrome, having Windows check for shortcut errors...but still same problems. You can also use the Default Programs to make a file type open in a different application rather than having it open in what Microsoft decided is best for you. And if they don't, if you visit the same website using standard Bookmarks or Favorites within the browser, does that work correctly?More importantly, since Service Pack 3 includes a number of NinaP Posted 9/21/15, 1:16 PM Question owner Hi - thank you both for your replies!

If no help, I suggest a Repair Install. Has anyone any ideas how to get the shortcuts working again please? If you don’t have any Anti Virus installed, here are a few free ones to try: http://www.avg.com http://www.avast.com/en-us/index http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security-essentials-download http://www.bitdefender.com/solutions/free.html 5. Desktop Shortcuts Not Working Windows 8 General Discussion Windows Explorer Shortcuts don't workHello, I am running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit.

sign-up, it takes less than a minute and it's free! Anyway, it runs so perfect on SP2 that I would never attempt to make/pursue changing up to SP3 again (having heard and read about some of the frustrations users have incurred FusedTANGDREAM View Public Profile Find More Posts by FusedTANGDREAM 04 Oct 2011 #4 Brink 64-bit Windows 10 Pro 64,486 posts Oklahoma Hello FusedTANGDREAM, and welcome to Seven Forums. https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/132802-internet-shortcuts-won-t-load-open-properly-when-launched-from-windows-7-desktop My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number ACER ASPIRE 8730ZG OS Windows 7 32 bit Memory 3gb .

Do not send email http://www.fjsmjs.com Protect your PC http://www.microsoft.com/security/protect/ Frank Saunders, MS-MVP, Nov 4, 2004 #2 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this thread or ask your own Url Shortcuts On Desktop Won't Work Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. If I... Right after installing Photoshop CS4, i tried to open it from the start menu and nothing happened.

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Message came up; Question Are you sure you want to cancel update? http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/189939-desktop-shortcuts-will-not-work.html I've never heard of a P Profile parameter!!! Desktop Shortcuts Not Working Windows 10 What? Desktop Icons Not Working Please flag your last post as '''Solved Problem''' so others will know.

In Normal Mode my alternative uninstall programme could not fully uninstall Chrome...but in Safe Mode, I was able to uninstall through Control Panel! this contact form Once again, thank you for all the help. Since is the Internet, you should trust only credible sources. Type '''about:preferences#general''' in the address bar. Desktop Icons Not Working Windows 10

Did you scan with MalwareBytes? Cor-el - I'm afraid that's a bit too technical for me! Click on "properties" located at most bottom. 3. have a peek here Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Software Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech

in NJ Answer This Ask For Clarification Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Internet Shortcuts on the desktop not working The posting of advertisements, profanity, or Keyboard Shortcuts Not Working Windows 7 Had been in Google Chrome (IE9 ALSO OPEN) when I went to close it would not, so used Ctrl/Alt/Delete. Tried a few more and same result, though a couple, CCleaner and itunes did.

Once that is open, then my shortcuts all work.

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 If you right-click any desktop icon and click on Properties, you will get a Properties dialog box with the Shortcut tab selected. ENTER HERE © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Internet Explorer If spyware is found, download and run these free anti spyware apps www.malwarebytes.org www.superantispyware.com www.hitmanpro.com 6.

In Safe Mode everything there. Select "Automatically fix file system errors" and click start 8. https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Managing+profiles Could be problem with the Profile Manager. Check This Out 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

It's your choice ....but the problems you're experiencing are probably related to Internet Explorer (if you're using IE as your primary browser), and I believe IE 8 is supported on SP2, 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 Read this answer in context 0 Question tools Get email updates when anybody replies. That is where I am at...no further forward.

So I tried various other desktop shortcuts linking to Firefox and none of them will open either. All I can see is that if I click on my Yahoo Mail shortcut, it only has the URL https://login.yahoo.com/config/login_verify2?.intl=uk&.src=ym so I copied Firefox shortcut and went to the Properties and I really want to keep using Firefox, all my bookmarks are there. Yes No By clicking yes, windows closed.

Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Any ideas how to correct that? Being a member gives you additional options. Privacy Policy Site Map Support Terms of Use Home Internet shortcuts won't load/open properly when launched from Windows 7 Desktop by AC on Mar 22, 2011 at 7:37 UTC | Windows

All I know is that everything has always worked just fine but this morning it was all on strike.

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