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Old 07-19-2004, 03:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Exclamation Explorer has a mind of its own

Can you tell me why IE won't open a new window from apps like outlook and messenger? I get an error such as "no application exists for this task" or just no action whatsoever. Sometimes it works if I already have an IE window open. Some links actually work just fine as well, but only a couple. Very strange, I am hoping that some spyware didn't change my settings on me in the registry or anything hidden like that.
Thanks for your help!

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Old 07-19-2004, 10:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Ok, this is what I would do: First I would download some sort of spyware program, just to see if spyware is the problem; if and when you do this and IE still doesn't work, I would download a different browser. Set the new browser to default so when you click a link from outlook or messenger it will direct you to your recently installed browser. I hope you find a solution, good luck!

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Old 07-20-2004, 09:51 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah, I enjoy using Firefox, with tabbed browsing, it's awesome, i really recommend it.

http://mozilla.org or something like that is the site, or try http://downloads.com and search for it
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