Browser associated with shortcut?

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Firefox security and Mozilla security
Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
I have several users who prefer Firefox for general browsing. However, some of our "cloud" and intranet apps require Internet Explorer. When I change the default browser to Firefox, it changes all the desktop shortcuts to use that browser also. Is there a way to associate a shortcut to a specific browser, and disassociate it from the default?
ASKED: July 28, 2009  9:55 PM
UPDATED: July 29, 2009  1:59 PM

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Yes, try this:

- Do not create an “internet shortcut”, but a normal shortcut with the target pointing to the browser you want to use (for example “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe”), and then append the URL at the end of that target.

So, the shortcut’s target should look like this:

<pre> “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe” http://www.itknowledgeexchange.com</pre>

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