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Hi Everyone

I tried the firefox browser and found it wasn't for me and I have un-installed it.Now with internet ex.
However when I want to open a short cut I have placed on my desk top I get a dialogue box saying

Windows cannot find FIREFOX.EXE
Type in the excutable file to be used instead.

I have to say I'm clueless anyone any ideas ?

Thanks.......Brian

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Not sure about this but sounds like you set Firefox as your default browser and Windows is trying to find it. If so you need to set another browser as the default. Also I suggest that all remains of Firefox be removed from the registry and any other place left on your hard drive.

Like you I tried Firefox and did not like the way it handled so returned to Mozilla 1.7.2 which I am using for the time being. Real satisfied with its handling of cookies.

Good luck!

Glenn

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I haven't had any issues with Firefox, absolutly love it...but try setting something else as default...like Netscape 7.x or IE 6.x (I would get something non-IE for day to day)

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Thank you very much Kees Ozos & Glenn

It was in fact that firefox was still my default browser.

Regards........Brian

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(NT) (NT) Thanks for posting the outcome. :)

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What is the shortcut supposed to do? What's the command line it executes?

If it's a link to an url, and you forgot to make IE the default browser again (as suggested above) that's simple to solve by letting IE do so. In IE5.5 check the box on Tools>Internet Options>Programs, close IE, open it again and answer YES.
If something else: try to simply delete the shortcut and make a new one.

Post again if necessary.

Kees

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