Opening links in emails

  midgebay 23:13 02 Apr 05
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Hi
Please can anyone help ?
I am receiving emails with links in but am unable to open them when I click on the link.
Look forward to any advice
Thanks
midgebay

  DieSse 00:41 03 Apr 05

If you're using Outlook Express, check the Security settings in Tools - Options

  VoG II 00:44 03 Apr 05

click here (applies to Outlook Express as well)

  wobbly76 09:24 03 Apr 05

According to 'itsafe' from uk gov. it's not considered safe to open links in emails unless you are sure of the sender.

Just a thought.

wobbly76

  Fingees 12:17 03 Apr 05

Open your browser, (not your outlook express)

Click on tools

select internet options then select programs.

make sure "internet explorer should check to see if it is the default browser".is checked

The next time you use it, it may ask you if you want it to become the default ,click yes.

The trouble is caused by outlook express not finding a default browser. even though explorer works normally on its own , it must be set up as the default, for other programs to recognise it.

  midgebay 13:51 03 Apr 05

thanks to everyone who have helped cure this problem.

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