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Cant click on link in e-mails

knoxville

FPCH New Member
Joined
Jan 5, 2007
Messages
3
#1
hi, i've rcently had some repairs done on my laptop and ever since i got it back i haven't been able to click on links in e-mails i'm having to copy and paste all the time. Is there a setting that i can change? i'm running windows XP with outlook express if that helps
 

RandyL

Administrator
Joined
Jan 22, 2003
Messages
4,878
Location
USA, Nebraska
PC Experience
Very Experienced
#4
Try the easist thing first.
From the Control Panel open Internet Options.
Click on the Programs tab.
Uncheck "Internet Explorer should check to see if it is the default web browser".
Click Apply then OK.
Reboot.
Recheck "Internet Explorer should check to see if it is the default web browser".
Click Apply then OK.
Reboot and start IE.
When prompted if you want to make IE your default browser choose yes.
Try OE links again.