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desktop shortcuts for websites

Microsoft Windows xp professional w/serv...
May 16, 2010 at 14:00:52
Specs: Windows XP
Desktop shortcuts to websites no longer work properly. They now always point to the recommended programs file list. I check the box to ie but the check mark does not remain in the box as the perferred program. What is going on here? Shortcuts to applications work fine.

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May 16, 2010 at 16:10:07
Go into internet explorer, click on tools, internet options and then click on programs.
There there should be a button labeled "Make default". Click on that and all of your shortcuts should be managed by IE from now on.

Another way of doing is is by going to ADD/REMOVE programs in control panel, clicking on "Set program access and defaults" and selecting "Microsoft Windows"

Hope this helps!

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