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Change default application of a URI scheme in Google Chrome

I accidentally make Pidgin the default app for Yahoo Messenger URI scheme (ymsgr://) in Google Chrome. Now, whenever I click on a Yahoo Messenger URI scheme, instead of appearing a popup chat box, ...
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Register custom URI scheme handler in Windows 10

In W7 and W8 I can execute an arbitrary executable from html just by registering handler in the registry as described https://msdn.microsoft.com/pl-pl/library/aa767914.aspx#app_reg Similarly as ...
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Creating a libvirt URI to hop to another host

I have a Qemu-Host running libvirtd which is properly configured (h0). I can only access this host via another machine (c0), which only acts as a gateway. Now I need to know if it is possible to get a ...
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File URI with username and password in Explorer

How to specify file URI with user name and password in the (Windows File) Explorer, please? Something like file://domain\user:password@host/dir/file. I need to specify domain to be equal host name, ...
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Does HTTPS also prevent middle man from tracking my browsing history apart from which domains I visited?

I read this article which says github is being blocked in Russia because a single controversial page hosted on it can't be blocked because of HTTPS. So I'm trying to determine if that implies that ...
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How can a Greasemonkey script dynamically change the permitted URIs of other Greasemonkey scripts?

Is there a script or an extension for adding or removing a web URI from the pages a Greasemonkey extension is enabled for, ie equivalent to adjusting the URIs in the @include lines dynamically with a ...
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Create a URI Scheme Handler Association

I am new to creating Custom URI Schemes and I am trying to launch an executable jar file using URI Schemes in my Windows 7 system. For running this jar file from command prompt, I use this command: ...
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File URI scheme won't open folder

URI links to folders (in file://blahblahblah format) simply aren't working for us in some cases. Users with Windows, using Active Directory. URIs opened from the following don't work: Firefox ...
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How can I disable the file:// protocol in Firefox?

How to disable file:// protocol in firefox I want the users not to browse the local files on the machine. I already disabled SaveAs and OpenFile functions. I want user not to browse the local files ...
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What email clients support cid: and mid: URIs?

An answer on stackoverflow tells me that there is a [draft] standard URI schema for referring to parts of an email message by their Content-ID and entire email messages by their Message-ID. Another ...
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Which folder\entity in C:\Program Files\WindowsApps corresponds to a given Modern UI app URI?

Problem fully described (with screenshots and links, which are limited for new SU accounts) here ...
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URI Scheme, launch program in its directory

I have registered URI scheme for my app. When I open it with "Run.." or in browser, it runs in hosted directory. For ex. Ive opened url in webpage, program's working dir is in browser. What I want? I ...
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Why does Firefox use the “chrome://” protocol / schema in URLs? [duplicate]

When I want to configure an addon, for example Ghostery, the tab shows a URL like this one: chrome://ghostery/content/options.html What does it mean? Does it have something to do with the Chrome ...
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map my url with window 2008 r2 for a tomcat web application

I have developed a web application using jsp/servelt technology, now i have hosted in my company windows server by using tomcat web server. when i want to go to the application i have to type my ...
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Link to network share in email?

Assuming we are on the same network, is it possible to link to a Windows share through Gmail? Something like \\Server\Folder\file.ext? Is there a prefix for network paths, such as there is for web ...
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Linking to a chat room via XMPP: URI

I found out how to link directly to a chat room on a Jabber conference server -- it took a bit of digging, and I wound up actually looking at the spec before I was sure I was doing it right. I ...
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In a URL, what is // for? [closed]

Typically, when I see //, it's usualy following some protocol prefix like http: or ftp:. I have never seen it placed anywhere else. For example, http://www.google.com/ is a typical URL. However, ...
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Protocol URL in Firefox doesn't work if it contains “%2F”

If I write something like the following into the navigation bar of Mozilla Firefox, nothing happens: ...
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Windows Explorer Extension to generate file: URIs

I am searching for a way to obtain a proper file:/ URI from inside Windows Explorer. Basically I would like to have a context menu entry which says "copy file URI to clipboard". Does something ...
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Full URI to a file on another machine in our local network?

On our small-business Windows XP network, I have a file in f:\MyDir\SubDir\text.doc What would be the URI for that file while I'm on another machine.... if all I knew was that machine's IP address, ...
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How do i use a web browser to FTP with a user/pass where the pass has a @ in it?

How do i use a web browser to FTP with a user/pass where the pass has a @ in it? Example: ftp://user:p@ssword@192.168.1.1 the above will not work.
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How is http://d§.cc/ a valid URL?

While browsing online today, I came across the following URL: http://d§.cc/ Somehow it works. In Firefox 3.6/Mac, the browser seems to interpret the URL as: http://xn--d-jca.cc/ In Safari 5/Mac, ...