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Is there an option in control panel or a registry-setting, that lets windows explorer open requests for websites in a new internet-explorer-window instead of a new tab in an existing internet-explorer-instance?

I'm mostly interested for an option for the windows 7 task-manager. If I right click on the explorer icon and then click a link ("pinned" or "frequent"), I would like that internet explorer opens a new explorer window and not opens the page in a new tab of an existing internet explorer window. If there is an option to make this the default behaviour for all windows-explorer actions, I am even more interested.

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If you select Tools > Internet Options > General > Tabs > Settings you get the following dialog:

open links from other programs

Try setting the radio button to the "A new window" option.

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