How to make a web based program to open on google chrome by default- When users click the desktop shortcut.

Hi

We have Windows 2012 active directory server and windows 7 clients PCs and have subscribed for a web base program . Around 50 users will be taking the test on this program.
There is audio on this program and the audio dosent work on internet explorer and works only oly on the google chrome browser. The software vedor has also said that sound will work only on Google chrome.

We have Internet explorer and google chrome installed on the user workstations and i have put the shortcut for the URL on every user desktop ( for this web base program).  When users open the shortcut , it opens in the internet explorer.
Please let me know if there is a way to set up , that when users clik the desktp shortcut , the program open in google chrome.

Any tutorials will be great.
Thanks
lianne143Asked:
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David Johnson, CD, MVPConnect With a Mentor OwnerCommented:
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David Johnson, CD, MVPConnect With a Mentor OwnerCommented:
change the shortcut to
c:\Program Files (x86)\Chrome\application\chrome.exe http:\\theurlyouwant.com
Video
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lianne143Author Commented:
If i create a shortcut by right clicking the desktop - create a shortcut and click next , it says  C:\program cannot be found

C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe https://www.myurl.com

also tried C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe https:\\www.myurl.com
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David Johnson, CD, MVPConnect With a Mentor OwnerCommented:
use the browse function in create shortcut
since there are spaces enclose the c:\program files\program\program.exe in quotes
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lianne143Author Commented:
Hi David

I am not clear , please give me and example- Or tutorials will be great
Thanks
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John Gates, CISSPConnect With a Mentor Security ProfessionalCommented:
Or just use GPO and set the default browser for the clients to chrome?

HTTP - HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Associations\UrlAssociations\http
HTTPS - HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Associations\UrlAssociations\https
What you can do is create a GPO to update these two registry settings for your users. It's been a long time since I tried this but I believe you have to import the registry settings (into GPMC) from a machine which is already configured to use Google Chrome as a default browser into GPO > User Configuration > Preferences > Windows Settings > Registry
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John Gates, CISSPConnect With a Mentor Security ProfessionalCommented:
Even better and gives a location in AD to do this :-)

https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/chrome/lwhEYygb2X4
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