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FF 26 doesn't open URL shortcuts, it opens the Home page instead! (in Windows)

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Hello there... I used to be able to click on a .URL shortcut in Windows and Firefox (whether or not it was actually running) would open up and go right to the page I desired.

Now, it ALWAYS opens up the "home" page. This is *really* annoying.

Does anyone know what the problem might be?

Thanks for your assistance!

Hello there... I used to be able to click on a .URL shortcut in Windows and Firefox (whether or not it was actually running) would open up and go right to the page I desired. Now, it ALWAYS opens up the "home" page. This is *really* annoying. Does anyone know what the problem might be? Thanks for your assistance!

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This is usually a problem with the set up of the default browser (registry keys missing or corrupted).
You can try to 'redo' the default browser and temporarily set another browser as the default.