Desktop shortcuts to webpages

  aberfeldy 17:05 07 Apr 2004
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I am trying to set up shortcuts on my desktop to various webpages. However,when I click on the shortcut it opens up the windows print dialogue box showing which printers I can pick. Can anyone please advise me as to what I may have done to get this.

  [email protected] 17:09 07 Apr 2004

I wanted the same thing , but I copied it from My Favourites in Internet Explorer, by right clicking on the required website name in the favourites list, then choosing "Send to" then "Desk top (create shortcut).
Now I have the link on the desk top and double click to run it.

  aberfeldy 17:44 07 Apr 2004

Sorry this is not working either, it still comes up with the printers window

  Pesala 21:15 07 Apr 2004

Double-click on any *.html file in Windows Explorer and check that opens in your browser. If I drag any URL from the address bar in Internet Explorer onto the desktop it creates a shortcut, but opens in Opera, my default browser.

To change the file association, right-click, and choose open with program, and select your browser, always open with this program.

  SANTOS7 21:27 07 Apr 2004

open web page you wish to shortcut, from toolbar
at top click- file, send, click on shortcut to desktop icon will appear in systray

  canard 23:10 07 Apr 2004

Tried dragging the icon top L to desktop?

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