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  1. Posts : 665
    Windows 10 Home x64 and Pro x86
       6 Days Ago #20

    Is there an Edge shortcut that can be used in SendTo?

    I use IE but might, once in a blue moon, want to open a URL in Edge instead. I generally do this if there is a problem with the website & I want to eliminate the possibility that is simply dislikes IE.

    I have tried variants of the shortcuts given in the tutorial & in its subsequent posts by adding %1 to their Target entries but none of them open the url of the .URL file being used for the test.

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  2. Posts : 30,018
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17692
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       6 Days Ago #21

    Hello Denis,

    I'm not aware of a way yet either for "Send to".

    I tested the tutorial below to add "Open with" to the context menu of .url files, but Microsoft Edge can't be selected there either.

    You are able to select Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Firefox from "Open with" though, so you could set Microsoft Edge as your default browser and use Open with when you want to use a different browser.

    It's not much of a workaround though since you only wanted to rarely open them in Microsoft Edge.

    Add or Remove Open with Context Menu to URL files in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials
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  3. Posts : 665
    Windows 10 Home x64 and Pro x86
       6 Days Ago #22

    Thanks for letting me know.

    [I had tried that other tutorial while I was fishing around. On the first occasion it worked but has not done so since - I'll add a note to that post rather than here.]

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