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Cannot pull up Internet Explorer or Outlook Express when I click icons. by seanferd · 8 years ago In reply to desktop shortcuts You may want to check the file association for URL : HTTP, and make sure it isn't broken. 0Votes Share Or it may be that the shortcuts work in the morning, but later in the day, they stop working again! (Or vise-versa.)We're running XP Pro SP2 clients on an AD (Server Other programs do not launch at all. check over here

Then double click the REG >> file to import the changes into your Registry. >> > >> >-- >> >Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows XP/ Windows Smart Display >> >Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks All Rights Reserved Theme designed by Audentio Design. Drabdr, Jun 28, 2011 #5 funkymunky111 Thread Starter Joined: Jun 28, 2011 Messages: 6 catmilk said: ↑ Do a system restore via safe mode with command prompt here is a link. No, create an account now.

Computer Hope Forum Main pageFree helpTipsDictionaryForumLinksContact Welcome, Guest. 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. but if i right click on the shortcut i can select start and it runs the programs. Hate to sound so ignorant, but is there something else I must do?

  • I have no idea how my computer got messed up like this, but after reading some articles online, it might be a registry problem.
  • Spybot and MalwareBytes both found some registry and cookies that it flagged and removed, but it didn't fix the problem.
  • An interesting situation indeed.
  • What next? > >Thanks so much for ur help! > >>-----Original Message----- >>You need to double click the ZIP file you downloaded and >extract the REG file inside.
  • Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
  • Can someone tell me how to >> >activate the icons so they will work again? >> >Thanks!!! >> >. >> > >. > Ramesh [MVP] Doug Knox MS-MVP Guest Posts: n/a
  • The >> >> shortcut icons are still dead...not working.
  • What next?

reboot the machine hit f8 repeatedly and tell me what options you have. Related : Windows XP - Desktop shortcuts not working Desktop icons & start menu tools wont work!!! [Solved] (Solved) Windows XP Desktop Screen Split (Solved) Windows XP Automatic updates not working SMF 2.0.11 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines Page created in 0.101 seconds with 24 queries. Web Shortcuts on Desktop Do Not Work desktop shortcuts/Outlook email links, don't work; XP says..

Thanks again! We use AVG 7.5 as our virus scanner, but it hasn't found any viruses thus far on the machine in question.If it would kick out an error, then I could figure I have the same problem - also with XP Pro. Thanks to Homer S for this tip.

Macboatmaster replied Nov 16, 2016 at 12:17 PM Gtx 1050 doubt.... All Programs, Accessories, Notepad, and click it, will your Notepad application open? desktop shortcuts/Outlook links, don't work, XP says can't.. Can someone tell me how to >> >> >activate the icons so they will work again? >> >> >Thanks!!! >> >> >. >> >> > >> >. >> > >. >

Yes, all my files are fine, it's just something is re-routing the shortcuts to open as 'OPEN WITH...' funkymunky111, Jun 28, 2011 #6 catmilk Banned Joined: May 29, 2011 Messages: More help >or >>> info would be appreciated. >>> >>> Thanks again! >>> >>> Jim Rocha >>> Santa Fe, NM >>> [email protected] >>> >>> >-----Original Message----- >>> >For shortcuts, download and Unsolicited e-mail is not answered. wrote in message news:[email protected] > Thanks....did that. Used to be once in a while, but a restart would fix.

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So it's not going to work. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! More help or >> info would be appreciated. >> >> Thanks again! >> >> Jim Rocha >> Santa Fe, NM >> [email protected] >> >> >-----Original Message----- >> >For shortcuts, download and http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-all-shortcuts-not-working.html Thanks for all your help. >-----Original Message----- >Does it happen to all the shortcuts or the only two?

Go tohttp://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htmand download"LNK (Shortcut) File Association Fix" (Restores Default Shortcut Behavior).Extract the reg and double-click it. (But when extracting, don't put it on your desktop 'cause it won't work!).Worked wonders for funkymunky111, Jun 28, 2011 #8 catmilk Banned Joined: May 29, 2011 Messages: 141 Are you sure cause every xp computer has that option!! And says the file was successfully added to registry.

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Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? More help or >> info would be appreciated. >> >> Thanks again! >> >> Jim Rocha >> Santa Fe, NM >> [email protected] >> >> >-----Original Message----- >> >For shortcuts, download and Then double click the REG >file to import the changes into your Registry. >> >>-- >>Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows XP/ Windows Smart Display >>Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes >>http://www.dougknox.com >>-------------------------------- >>Per http://support.microsoft.com/kb/304449Click to expand...

If you're new to the TechRepublic Forums, please read our TechRepublic Forums FAQ. Computer Help Oct 9, 2002 Im running in 32bit color but my desktop along with my start menu looks like 16 bit or less Computer Help Nov 5, 2001 Your name Stay logged in Sign up now! have a peek at these guys That fixed almost everything.

Can someone tell me how to >activate the icons so they will work again? >Thanks!!! >. > Guest Posts: n/a Re: Desktop Shortcut Icons not working Posted: 01-31-2004, 03:10 AM 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 It will restore XP's default shortcut behavior. #2 Bubbaleone, Jul 6, 2012 theknight571 Platinum Member Joined: Mar 23, 2001 Messages: 2,885 Likes Received: 0 Bubbaleone said: ↑ Go to Doug Then double click the REG file to import the changes into your Registry. -- Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows XP/ Windows Smart Display Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes http://www.dougknox.com -------------------------------- Per user

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