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Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by zaddeo, Aug 17, 2010.

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  1. zaddeo

    zaddeo Thread Starter

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    Error message when I click on an internet desktop icon. Win7/IE8.

    "..................the protocol http does not have a registered program"

    This happened after I removed Google Chrome (after 2 hours, didn't like it)....

    Tried file types under Default programs, no http, found url = Internet browser.
    Tried tools/advanced/Options/reset.
    Tried resending the url to the desktop (File/Send)
    Rebooted all these options

    Still a problem. Thanks.
     
  2. TerryNet

    TerryNet Terry Moderator

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    I don't know why HTTP was not under file types and protocols. Suspect that means the following will also not work ...

    Control Panel - Default Programs - Set your Default Programs - select the browser you would like to open http - 'Set this program as default' or 'Choose defaults for this program' and then select HTTP under Protocols.
     
  3. TerryNet

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    Did you only look at extensions, or did you scroll to the end and look under Protocols also?
     
  4. zaddeo

    zaddeo Thread Starter

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    Once I set IE8 to all defaults (was set at 3). Everything back normal. I will toast your good health with a rum and coke. thanks.
     
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    You're welcome. :) You can mark this Solved using the Button at the upper left of the page.
     
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