Website Shortcut

RFLafferty
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I have a website that I have as short cut on my Windows 7/XP desktop.
The problem is that whenever I open it, it opens up in Chrome.
I need the short cut open in ie not Chrome.
The users can't right click & choose browser. When the user double clicks the shortcut it should open in ie.
Removing Chrome is not an option.
Thanks in advance
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Commented:
To force open a URL in Internet Explorer:
“C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe” http://url_you_want
To force open a URL in Firefox:
“C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe” http://url_you_want



read more here
http://blog.scoopz.com/2008/02/25/create-shortcut-to-open-url-in-non-default-browser/

hope that helps
Make ie your default browser. ie tools internet options programs
Hi RFLafferty,

You need to create a shortcut to the IE executable and then add the URL as the first switch.

E.G.
"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" http://www.google.co.uk

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HTH but I probably won't be the first with this :)
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Right click on the desktop and select New -> Shortcut:

You will then be asked for the location of the item for the shortcut. Ordinarily you would just type http://the_url_you_want/ here but that would cause the page to open in your system’s default browser which is not what you want. Instead, copy and paste one of the following depending which browser you want to force the shortcut to open in:


To force open a URL in Internet Explorer:
“C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe” http://url_you_want
To force open a URL in Firefox:
“C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe” http://url_you_want



read more here
http://blog.scoopz.com/2008/02/25/create-shortcut-to-open-url-in-non-default-browser/

hope that helps

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