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By Darren B - KC · 10 years ago Here's a strange problem that I can't figure out. Computer Help Oct 9, 2002 Im running in 32bit color but my desktop along with my start menu looks like 16 bit or less Computer Help Nov 5, 2001 Your name Logged Intel(R) Core (TM) i3-3220 CPU 3.30 GHz 8.0 Gb RAM Windows 8.1 with a dual boot to Windows XP Home with SP3, Comodo with Windows Firewall & Windows Defender Print Privacy Policy | Cookies | Ad Choice | Terms of Use | Mobile User Agreement A ZDNet site | Visit other CBS Interactive sites: Select SiteCBS CaresCBS FilmsCBS RadioCBS.comCBS InteractiveCBSNews.comCBSSports.comChowhoundClickerCNETCollege NetworkGameSpotLast.fmMaxPrepsMetacritic.comMoneywatchmySimonRadio.comSearch.comShopper.comShowtimeTech Source

desktop shortcuts/Outlook email links, don't work; XP says.. by andreneal510 / March 24, 2010 6:17 AM PDT In reply to: Re: SHORTCUTS NOT WORKING WINDOWS XP SP3 it was the perfect solution to my problem! Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? Your cache administrator is webmaster.

Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Advertisement funkymunky111 Thread Starter Joined: Jun 28, 2011 Messages: 6 Hey guys! There is something messed up going on because I went into the safe mode command prompt, opened up System Restore, it worked fine and I went back 2 months, before I Command prompt keyboard shortcuts in XP?

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The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/304449 catmilk, Jun 28, 2011 #4 Drabdr Brad Moderator Joined: Nov 26, 2007 Messages: 11,129 Hello there! Did you ever find a fix for your problem? It's safe to use and just saves a lot of time and effort writing it yourself.

Meaning, Word files appear as Word files, Adobe files appear as Adobe PDF files, etc.? Meaning, Word files appear as Word files, Adobe files appear as Adobe PDF files, etc.?Click to expand... Advertisement Recent Posts Bad frames on brand new GTX 1080 bassfisher6522 replied Nov 16, 2016 at 12:08 PM Crashing intermittently for... Yes, all my files are fine, it's just something is re-routing the shortcuts to open as 'OPEN WITH...' funkymunky111, Jun 28, 2011 #6 catmilk Banned Joined: May 29, 2011 Messages:

Double click it and accept the warning and it will restore the Registry settings to normal. Sounds like a corrupt registry to me where paths are broken. SMF 2.0.11 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines Page created in 0.121 seconds with 24 queries. I've also noticed that the machine will not allow an install program to add shortcuts to the desktop or Start Menu. (It gives an error...I tried to install the latest Chrome

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Staff Online Now Triple6 Moderator valis Moderator DaveA Trusted Advisor flavallee Trusted Advisor Macboatmaster Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Home Forums this contact form I'm going to try to repair the installation. #3 theknight571, Jul 6, 2012 Dude111 Golden Member Joined: Jan 19, 2010 Messages: 1,493 Likes Received: 3 I do believe doing a desktop shortcuts/Outlook links, don't work, XP says can't.. Reset Post Submit Post Hardware Forums Desktop · 24,970 discussions Laptops · 2,480 discussions Hardware · 18,793 discussions Networks · 41,254 discussions Storage · 1,986 discussions Peripheral · 2,043 discussions Latest

We use AVG 7.5 as our virus scanner, but it hasn't found any viruses thus far on the machine in question.If it would kick out an error, then I could figure When I click on Notepad, the 'OPEN WITH' window pops up and I have to click to run it as Notepad. After you boot into safe mode with command prompt type in (%systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe,)and hit enter catmilk, Jun 28, 2011 #7 funkymunky111 Thread Starter Joined: Jun 28, 2011 Messages: 6 My computer http://findthemes.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-shortcuts-not-working-desktop.html But, if I open the shortcut's properties and copy/paste the URL into a browser, the page comes up just fine.

Spybot and MalwareBytes both found some registry and cookies that it flagged and removed, but it didn't fix the problem. Desktop Shortcuts and keyboard don't work Desktop shortcuts do do not work Web Shortcuts on Desktop Do Not Work Desktop shortcuts/Outlook email links, don\'t work; XP says.. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thank you very much by marceloOrigoni / March 27, 2011 1:34 PM PDT In reply to: Re: SHORTCUTS NOT WORKING WINDOWS XP SP3

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