Windows error opening Internet shortcut or local HTML file - Firefox
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This article also applies if two Firefox windows are opening each time you click a link from an external application.
If whenever you click on a link shortcut in Windows and an error dialog of "Windows cannot find [URL]" pops up, then you are experiencing Bug 246078. There are several workarounds in the bug report and discussion. Some are listed below.
Notice: This bug has been recently fixed so will not appear in Firefox 1.1.
The File Types Workaround
The Registry Workaround
Be sure you are familiar with the Registry as this has a chance of corrupting your entire computer system if you bother other registry entries. [Source]