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Windows 7: Can't open links in email

02 Apr 2012   #1
georgek

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
Can't open links in email

Hi,
I use Windows 7 professional version, MS Outlook 2003, and have as my default browser Mozilla Firefox version 11.0.

When I try and open any link in my email, I get an error message which says, " This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator".

I am the system administrator!

I've been using Windows 7 now for about 2 months and I thought that the links in my emails opened before, but I honestly can't remember.

Can anyone help me?

Thanks,

George


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02 Apr 2012   #2
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Hi George, Welcome to Seven Forums.

What happens if you run MS OL 2003 as administrator?
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04 Apr 2012   #3
georgek

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Thanks for the thought, but that doesn't work either.
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04 Apr 2012   #4
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Hi George, try this
With FF closed type %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ in the start menu search box, click the item that appears and delete localstore.rdf FF will replace it on starting.
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04 Apr 2012   #5
Neutron16

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)
 
 

If that fails you can try MS fix. That fix will make IE default browser afterwards, but you can change it manually in FF ([Tools/Options] - Options - Advanced - General - Check now).
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04 Apr 2012   #6
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

also setting IE as the default browser and then resetting ff as default ought to do it , without running a fix, or tampering with registry settings.
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