[Laszlo-dev] Windows reaching out its cold dead hands to grab me
henry.minsky at gmail.com
Sun Feb 10 08:24:58 PST 2008
OK I found an app to fix this.
I downloaded something called RCDefaultApp, which looks at the Launch
Services database, and figured out that
files with the .swf extension had somehow been mapped to Internet
Explorer, which magically is an app that
fires up Windows and runs an IE window.
On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 11:02 AM, Henry Minsky <henry.minsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> So the issue seems to be the the default browser for my Mac is now
> Internet explorer. The "open" command
> on the Mac launches IE by firing up a Parallels Windows VM.
> So what is the way to tell "open" to use Firefox or some other native
> Mac browser for opening URLs?
> On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 10:48 AM, Henry Minsky <henry.minsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On my Macbook, I installed Parallels with Windows XP.
> > Now, in my emacs shell in Leopard, when I try to run the Flex
> > debugger, fdb, it does this:
> > badtzmaru:swf9 hqm$ fdb hello.lzr=swf9.swf
> > Adobe fdb (Flash Player Debugger) [build 189825]
> > Copyright (c) 2004-2006 Adobe, Inc. All rights reserved.
> > Attempting to launch and connect to Player using URL
> > hello.lzr=swf9.swf
> > Then it fires up Parallels, and launches an Internet Explorer window.
> > WTF? Anyone know what is going on, or how to stop it?
> > --
> > Henry Minsky
> > Software Architect
> > hminsky at laszlosystems.com
> Henry Minsky
> Software Architect
> hminsky at laszlosystems.com
hminsky at laszlosystems.com
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