Disabled Links

  provider 2 12:49 23 Nov 06

If it`s not firewalls, not Windows Defender, not Windows DEP, not McAfee Site Adviser, is there anything else that could prevent links from the full version of an installed program from working?
I`m thinking of something specific to AOL, some kind of spam filter setting maybe?

  birdface 15:51 23 Nov 06

How about cookies, You forgot to mention them.

  provider 2 16:17 23 Nov 06

Thanks buteman,
No. it`s not cookies. They are not disabled on my pc. I checked add-ons too while I was there but all are enabled.
I`m wondering now if it has something to do with those advanced settings in IE.

  VoG II 16:19 23 Nov 06

If you mean that links are not working in Internet Explorer click here

That is

http:// windowsxp.mvps.org/IEFIX.htm

without the space after //.

  provider 2 16:33 23 Nov 06

VoG tm, many thanks. A quick check of your suggested page makes me think I may be gone for some time!
The particular settings I was thinking of were those to do with `Allow active content from CDs/files to run on my pc (IE 7).
provider 2

  provider 2 16:12 02 Feb 07

Links can be restored by ticking "Tell me if Internet Explorer is not the default browser", then MAKE DEFAULT.

These are in INTERNET OPTIONS, programs tab.

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