Pin Website Shortcuts to the Windows 10 Start Screen

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If you’ve been using desktop shortcuts to open your favorite websites, you can instead pin those websites to the Windows 10 Start menu to make your desktop clutter-free.

Moreover, pinning websites to the Start screen helps you get to those sites quickly especially when your Windows 10 device is in Tablet mode, where the Start screen occupies the full screen, covering your desktop. You can pin website shortcuts to the Windows 10 Start screen using four different ways.Read more

Error Protocol HTTP Does Not Have a Registered Program When Opening Internet Shortcuts

When you double-click a internet shortcut (.URL) file or click on a hyperlink in your mail client, you may encounter the error Unable to open this Internet Shortcut. The protocol "http" does not have a registered program. This is akin to saying "hey! you haven’t configured a web browser as the default". Now you know where to look for the solution… the "Default Programs" applet.

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How to Copy the Title and URL of All Open Tabs in Internet Explorer?

When searching about a topic on the internet, one might easily end up opening a couple a dozen web sites in separate tabs. What would you do if you need to copy all those URLs to make a note of them in your document, or send them to a friend? This article explains how to copy the title and URL of all open tabs in Internet Explorer.

We’ve covered how to copy the title and URL of the current tab in article Copy Title and URL Extension for Internet Explorer. But the extension works for the currently active tab only. Rather than copying one URL at a time, here are a couple of smart methods to copy the url & title of all open tabs in Internet Explorer.Read more

How to Open Pinned Site Shortcuts Using Your Default Browser (Registry Hacks)

With the Pinned Sites feature introduced in Internet Explorer 9, you can add your favorite websites to the Taskbar and/or the Start menu. We’ve seen that in article IE9 Lets You Pin Website Shortcuts to the Windows 7 Taskbar. Clicking the Pinned site shortcut opens the website using Internet Explorer, regardless of which browser you’ve … Read more

Using ActiveX Filtering in Internet Explorer 9

Internet Explorer 8 introduced the Per-Site ActiveX feature which allowed users to run a certain ActiveX control only on white-listed sites. This feature was explained in our earlier article How to Disable Adobe Flash Animations for All but White-Listed Sites in IE8. Internet Explorer 9 introduces another similar feature named ActiveX Filtering. When ActiveX Filtering … Read more

Clear Internet Explorer Cache using Rundll32 Command-Line

The rundll32 command-line involving inetcpl.cpl and the entry point ClearMyTracksByProcess which is widely in use since Internet Explorer 7, is effective only if it’s run in low integrity level. This is because in Windows Vista and higher, Internet Explorer manages two different cache containers, one for the Protected Mode and another cache folder to store files when Internet Explorer is outside the Protected Mode.Read more