When you click a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) hyperlink
to a Web site, you may experience either of the following symptoms:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer does not start, so the Web site
does not open.
- Internet Explorer starts, but the wrong Web site
This issue may occur if a third-party program changed any
of the values in the Editing action for type: URL:HyperText Transfer
: Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the
following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your
product documentation to complete these steps.
resolve this issue, follow these steps:
- Click Start, and then click My
- On the Tools menu (or the
View menu), click Folder Options.
- Click the File Types tab, and then scroll
down through the list of Registered file types to locate the
Extensions - File TypesNOTE: The (NONE) URL:HyperText Transfer Protocol item
appears about fourteenth from the top of the list. Do not confuse the
(NONE) URL:HyperText Transfer Protocol item with the
URL Internet Shortcut item.
(NONE) URL:HyperText Transfer Protocol
- Click to select (NONE) URL:HyperText Transfer
Protocol, and then click Advanced (or
- In the Actions box, click
open, and then click Edit.
Editing action for type: URL:HyperText Transfer Protocol
dialog box appears and displays the following information:
- Action -
- Application used to perform action -
"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"
- Use DDE - Check box
- DDE Message -
- Application -
- DDE Application Not Running - This box
should be empty.
- Topic -
- If any of the values in the Editing action for
type: URL:HyperText Transfer Protocol dialog box are different from
the values in step 5, change those values to match step 5.
Article ID: 329925 - Last Review: January 9, 2006 - Revision: 1.4
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