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Windows 7: problem sending command

26 Oct 2009   #11

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Thanks for posting your solution..

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03 Dec 2009   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Uh oh still doesn't work for me...

Hello! This is my first post - thank you for this forum! I'm having the same problem "There was a problem sending the command to the program." message comes up when I click on a desktop link. In my case, I'm testing on a weather gadget. The "solution" is on the right track - if I change IE (8) to the default browser, it works. BUT when I change back to FFox (3.5.5) I get the message again. Any suggestions?? Thanks!
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03 Dec 2009   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Hello again! I have *no* idea why, but it's working now... I did update video drivers etc - but nothing that makes sense to me. Sigh. Thanks, anyway!
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10 Jan 2010   #14

Windows 7 Profession Media Center Edition
My Issue

I am trying to use bitcomet and Firfox downloads my torrents to my desktop and when I try to run the torrent I get the same error, I do not know how to fix this...
Plz help!
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16 Feb 2010   #15

Windows 7
I have the same issue when opening a file on my network

When I try to open an MS Office file somewhere on my network, I get the same error: "There was a problem sending the command to the program."
However, the program opens...but I still get the annoying error. What does it mean and how do I get rid of it?
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27 Sep 2010   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Problem with all programs

Hi guys, I am having the same issue mentioned above, but it is not just with firefox, it is with all programs, including microsoft office and many more. Does anyone know what is the cause of it?
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18 Feb 2011   #17

windows 7

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11 Mar 2011   #18

Windows 7 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by eac View Post
Changed default browser to IE and after that FF back.
All is fine now.
I've thought maybe it helps another one.

all the best!

Thanks man, other solution didn't work but this one did, would have been pulling my hair out for ages if i hadn't seen this solution.

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12 Mar 2011   #19

Windows 7 Professional 32bit

My problem was resolved when I disabled the FoxyProxy add-on that I had installed. Someone mentioned this in another forum and it worked for me.
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03 Apr 2011   #20

win 7
I am getting the same error msg

win7, IE Expl 8 - all of a sudden I am getting the same error msg, but none of my shortcuts work, nor do any of the links within my email messages. But I can open my browser and the links there seem to work. I just installed AVG Free 2011, could this have anything to do with it? Also, I installed a ZIP program earlier, didn't like it, uninstalled it, found that it had changed my home page and installed a weird tool bar. Uninstalled the tool bar from the control panel, reset the home page, but the shortcuts still get that error msg.
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