Create Shortcut to Open a URL with Non-Default Browser

Create a shortcut to the browser you would like to use. Do this by:

  1. Click Start
  2. Click Programs
  3. Click-and-drag Internet Explorer or Firefox etc to your desktop
  4. Right-click the new shortcut and select Properties
  5. On the Shortcut tab, click the Target field and move the cursor to the end of all the text
  6. Mine was Firefox with this in the target field-> C:\Users\JT\Documents\FirefoxPortable\FirefoxPortable.exe
  7. Enter a single space and then enter your URL
  8. This article would be: …\FirefoxPortable.exe
  9. Click Apply
  10. Click the General tab
  11. In the text field at the top, give your shortcut an appropriate name
  12. Click OK

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