URL schemes in win 10

I was casually browsing the Regedit today (as you do) and noticed that the latest version of Windows introduced a lot of new URL schemes. I decided to extract all of them from the HKCR node and just drop them in one post. Googling around I couldn’t find similar list, so there you go…

There are nearly 200 of them… Historical evidence (lots of CVEs related to protocol handling) makes me believe there are possibly plenty of bugs waiting to be discovered in these.

Click the links and see what you get on your Win10 – not all of them will work obviously as they may not be ‘launchable’ from the browser, or maybe requiring proper arguments, but you can also use start command to automate it (start <protocol>).

Here’s the list: