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Website Shortcut

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
Windows XP

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Ess Kay

8/22/2022 - Mon
Ess Kay

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
BillBondo

Make ie your default browser. ie tools internet options programs
joshfraser

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 :)
Your help has saved me hundreds of hours of internet surfing.
fblack61
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