Desktop internet shortcuts (.url) open in firefox as textfiles; not webpages.
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Additional System Details
- Shockwave Flash 11.5 r502
- User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:19.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/19.0
These types of shortcuts worked in opera. I have since uninstalled opera, and set firefox v.19 as my default app handler for .htm, .html, and .url files--and to no avail; the problem persists.
Nevermind. A corruption in my user profile was to blame. I fixed it.