Bug when clicking on a http link with web browser closed

Matthieu.Rioteau at skf.com Matthieu.Rioteau at skf.com
Thu Oct 29 10:34:47 EDT 2009

> On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 07:14,  <Matthieu.Rioteau at skf.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi everybody,
> >
> > Just have a strange behavior in Pidgin (never noticed that before 
> > release).
> >
> > When I click a http link in discussion windows AND that the web 
> > (Firefox) is closed, a Windows error message box appears telling 
> > cannot find '[the_link]'. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and 
> > try again. To search a file, click the Start button, and then click
> > Search.".
> >
> > After clicking "OK" to close the message box, Firefox launchs and the 
> > opens normally.
> This is a problem with the windows browser registration.
> If you set your default browser to IE and then back to FF, that should 
fix it.
> -D

I just followed your advice but there is still this bug.

Actually the strange thing is that it happens with Firefox, but not with 
And it happens only with Pidgin, and not with other programs like Lotus 
Notes for example.

The bad couple seems thus to be Pidgin/Firefox.

Very strange...

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