Windows 10: No URL protocols work (http, steam, ms-settings, ...) - "OS can't run" Solved

  1.    17 Aug 2015 #1

    No URL protocols work (http, steam, ms-settings, ...) - "OS can't run"


    EDIT: Solved! The second error message I found (about missing ordinal #581 in ieframe.dll) was the clue I needed. The problem happened because I had IE Dev Preview installed. It's an App-V package and it can be easily uninstalled by running these commands in PowerShell (Admin):

    Code:
    Set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned
    Import-Module AppvClient
    Get-AppvClientPackage -name "Internet Explorer Developer Channel" | Remove-AppvClientPackage
    ==============

    Hello,

    after my upgrade to Windows 10 all URL protocol associations stopped working.

    Whenever a protocol link is supposed to be opened, either nothing happens or I get a message like this:

    Code:
    [Window Title]
    http://www.google.com
    
    
    [Content]
    Das Betriebssystem kann http://www.google.com nicht ausführen.
    
    
    
    
    [OK]
    ...which basically says "The OS can't run http://google.com."

    Examples of the effects of this:
    - Clicking the "Notification settings" button inside the start menu properties doesn't work and will show the error about "ms-settings:notifications".
    - Clicking on a web link inside my email program does nothing.
    - Trying to open a web page from the "Run" dialog shows the error copied above.
    - It's not possible to run any Steam games from start menu (since they use a link like steam://rungameid/12345).

    The associations are shown correctly in the control panel, and in the registry, they also look OK.

    What could be wrong?

    Best regards,
    CherryDT
    Last edited by CherryDT; 17 Aug 2015 at 13:26.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    17 Aug 2015 #2

    I just noticed something else: Trying to open certain links in applications (such as the "Open Xbox" link inside the game bar Win+G) will cause this error:

    Code:
    ---------------------------
    GamePanel.exe - Ordnungszahl nicht gefunden
    ---------------------------
    Die Ordnungszahl 581 wurde in der DLL "C:\ProgramData\App-V\9BD02EED-6C11-4FF0-8A3E-0B4733EE86A1\6A0357B5-AB99-4856-8A59-CF2C38579E78\Root\VFS\System\ieframe.dll" nicht gefunden. 
    ---------------------------
    OK   
    ---------------------------
    (saying that the export with ordinal #581 wasn't found in ieframe.dll)
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
Hello, I have 4 laptops and 1 tablet eligible for Windows 10 upgrade and I upgraded them all. On one system (Windows 10 Home, upgraded from a Windows 8.1 Home laptop I bought 6 months ago), Search in "Settings" never returned anything, I...
Hello, I have a few portable apps, which I have pinned to start. 30724 Now I need to show these apps to show when I type their names in search, but it just doesn't show any of these apps. Search for properly installed apps works flawlessly same...
I have Windows 10 (upgraded from Win 7.1) installed on an iMac on a Bootcamp partition. When I was running Windows 7.1, all the function keys (to control brightness, volume, music playing) worked perfectly. Now under Windows 10 none of them work....
I have a 2006-era Compaq PC with an AMD 64 X2 4400+ CPU (Socket 939), and it runs Windows 7 Home Premium x64 perfectly. It can even run Windows 8 x64. However, it cannot do the in-place Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 Technical Preview 64-bit...
anyone seen this? build 10166, lenovo yoga 2. lots of missing devices, all driver packages for said devices bail out at install with the same message "Realtek bluetooth suite doesn't work on this PC", regardless of device. searched high and low via...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:34.
Find Us