"Windows cannot find 'http://www.google.com.' Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again."
Well, I've done it. I've gone and made Firefox my default browser on my home computer. One of the first things I noticed is that opening a URL as a “Start / Run” command pops up the following error before correctly loading the page:
This is a bug in Firefox 0.9 that was supposed to have been fixed in 0.9.1, but still seems to be broken:
Bug 246078: Firefox does a lousy job of making itself the default browser (Funny bug description, no?)
Luke Hutteman describes a manual fix here.
John Haller goes one better with a reg file fix: [description] [ firefox_bug_246078.reg ]