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What Group Policy setting would stop a Win 7 Program's URL links from opening?

Last Modified: 2015-03-17
I have a group of Windows 7 x64 computers managed by Group Policy. A program starts at log on for all users that contains URL links, the links are being blocked from opening by a Policy that is difficult to track down. I have checked File Associations, Internet Security Settings, Windows Explorer settings and none of those settings appear to be causing the problem. A Standard User and Administrator both start the program but both stop the links from opening the default web browser.

Any thoughts on what policy might block a Program URL link from opening in the default browser?
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