Re: .url shows in my bookmarks
You're welcome. Glad you got it resolved. Thanks for the update.
[MS MVP- IE]
"firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com> wrote in
> Dear Don,
> Thank you for your time. I took a chance and downloaded and ran the File
> Assoc. Fix for XP and it fixed the problem. I, in my zeal, forgot to add
> I have XP Pro SP2 with IE 7.x. I have not tried to add SP3 again yet as it
> caused a "boot loop" from the version that is on the MS download site. But
> that is another discussion area.
> I did backup the registry to the desktop should it cause any issues and so
> far it hasn't.
> Thank you again. If only MS would take the time to have these little fixes
> available then I would guess that there would be a more fixable OS for
> "Don Varnau" wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Which version of Windows? (Including SP level- SP1,SP2,etc.)
> > Which version of Internet Explorer?
> > If the OS is XP, try the File Association fix for URL Internet Shortcut
> > http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm
> > "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com> wrote in
> > message news:4F2D7915-37FA-4A9B-9F63-EA62143F6C5F@microsoft.com...
> > > Hello,
> > > Somehow I have a .url at the end of my bookmarks. I have tried what
> > > suggested in the Ramesh troubleshooting web site and it has not
> > > will admit to messing up the "URL" listing in the file types.
> > > Is there something that I can do to restore this? I can copy all my
> > current
> > > bookmarks and save them and delete everything and put it back, but
> > may
> > > bring the problem back. I don't have that many bookmarks, so I could
> > this
> > > if necessary.