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Force launch IE with a Shortcut

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I needed to force Windows 10 to open a web browser in IE for some internal applications as they still use ActiveX add-ins.
Rather simply instead of using a URL shortcut, use a standard shortcut calling IE and passing the URL as a parameter. Here I call the 32bit version of IE (As I don’t know of any add-ins for IE that would be used by most companies that are 64 bit)

Firefox supports the same type of shortcut

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