seems worth a shot. If it works, then there’s probably some configuration
option in eset that can be changed to let these things
running Eset as their antivirus and I didn't try disabling it but, I'll let
her know and or, I'll disable it the next time I get on her computer to see if
this is the culprit.
Stay safe and take care.
Sent: Saturday, December
12, 2020 11:17 AM
Subject: Re: Run Dialogue
http: part is always assumed. In fact your browser cannot be invoked without
it. Because www. Is such a common prefix for web domains, though, if you enter
in something like www.google.com into the
run box, it *will* work – I am not sure but I guess the http:// is
automatically invoked by Windows. However, typing in something like
mbasic.facebook.com will not work. Windows has no way of telling that it’s
supposed to be a URL.
the problem this person is having – it’s just a thought, but do they have any
third party security software running? Perhaps try temporarily disabling it.
Maybe it is preventing file explorer (which controls the run dialogue box)
from invoking a browser.
If it was saying something like file not
found, be sure they used http:// and if it is a secure site, https:// and as
Glen said, some sites don’t use the www. Just the http:// or https://
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I ran into a strange problem on a
friend's Windows 7 Home computer. When you type a URL into the Run
Dialogue nothing happens! I checked to make sure a browser was selected
as the default and that all program associations were selected but, still
nothing happens when you press enter on a URL from the Run
You can type, Notepad, or other
commands into the Run Dialogue and you'll go straight to them but, for
whatever reason URL's don't work, so to speak. Can anyone shed some
light on how to fix this issue? All help is greatly appreciated.
Stay safe and take