can't access websites via start up programs

  suzie005 11:39 16 Apr 05

this is a weird one.when i click to go on2 a site from start up programs i get the message 'Printing Error.before you can print you need to set up a printer'.thing is i don't have a printer set up and haven't attempted to.i've restored the pc but it makes no difference.

  VoG II 12:11 16 Apr 05

Hi suzie005

If you right click one of these, what does it say in Properties?

  suzie005 14:49 16 Apr 05


sorry 4 the delay.should i b looking 4 owt specific? everything looks normal 2 me.

  Technotiger 15:01 16 Apr 05

Hi, via Start up programs? Surely you go to wedsites via IE.

  Technotiger 15:01 16 Apr 05

whoops - websites .......:-))

  suzie005 15:06 16 Apr 05


well i use opera but it's always been the case that sites open up with IE yes.clicking on the icons ( desktop/taskbar) isn't a problem but from start up menu i get that message every time i try 2 access sites.

  Technotiger 15:09 16 Apr 05

OK - I am not familiar with Opera, never used it.
VoG is the man - when he comes back I am sure he will have the answer.


  VoG II 15:13 16 Apr 05

Sorry, I'm just about stuck if the properties look OK.

Try dragging a website icon off the desktop onto the Start button. The Start Menu will open, drop it on there. Does this new icon work?

  suzie005 15:20 16 Apr 05

VOG ok then more mysteries.double clicking brings up ZA asking me 4 access of Rundll 32.exe.i say yes and all i get is that print error message.right clicking 2 open and there is no open option-print is at the top.

  VoG II 15:35 16 Apr 05

Long shot click here

  suzie005 16:01 16 Apr 05

unzipped it and got the message 'cannot import. specified file is not a registry script'.

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