[ANNOYANCE] Custom protocols that are not registered do not trigger browserBeforeNavigate correctly on windows.

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Sat Aug 7 20:08:52 CDT 2010


Can't you do it with a shell call and a .reg file?
regedit /s path\to\regfile.reg
where /s tells it to run silent.

More info at the following KB article, but the gist is, insert the
keys you want then export them to a the .reg file.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310516

On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 6:59 PM, Andre Garzia <andre at andregarzia.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 9:54 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>wrote:
>
>> On 8/7/10 6:50 PM, Andre Garzia wrote:
>>
>>  This is not a RevBrowser BUG per se since RevBrowser is not doing
>>> anything,
>>> it is IE again in its infinite wisdom trying to do things for you (which
>>> it
>>> shouldn't). The only solution in these case is to add lots of Registry
>>> information, registering your own protocol, which will probably make
>>> windows
>>> try to relaunch your standalone for every of those links.
>>>
>>
>> Probably it's a security measure so that an unregistered custom protocol
>> doesn't wipe your hard drive or kill your dog or steal your children's house
>> keys.
>>
>>
> check my other email. Setting your own custom protocol in windows is hard
> because you need an empty subkey set and revs own setRegistry will pick your
> attempt to set an empty subkey and delete it (like: why would someone want
> to set an empty subkey? well, I do!)
>
> :-/
>
>
>
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