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Windows 7: Hyperlinks not working

22 Jul 2011   #1
Sam The Techie

Windows 7 Home Premium (64bit)
Hyperlinks not working

Im fixing a friends computer which has been having a very strange problem.

Im looking for any ideas short of a recovery if possible.

A few weeks ago my friend has started doing a game programming course and has a disc with questions and links to online websites. Also there is hyperlinks which should start videos which are based on the disc.

Now a couple of weeks ago the hyperlinks have stopped working, and frankly im stumped. You click on them, a quick loading circle and then nothing.

I have tried:
>>System restore
>>Uninstalling flash, air, jave, .net, silverlight and shockwave and then reinstalling them all with the latest versions.
>>The disc works fine on a different computer and seems to be a problem on the computer.

Any ideas guys?

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22 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

Is this all links, like in IE too? Or just the program?

If just the program, was the drive letter of the CDROM/DVD changed after the program was installed? Like from D to E if a hard drive was installed? That'll mess up programs sometimes.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jul 2011   #3


Might also think about deleting the temp files from system and profile(s).
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23 Jul 2011   #4
Sam The Techie

Windows 7 Home Premium (64bit)

The links arent working only on the disc.

And it isnt an installed program it actually runs from the disc.

Ill give that a go brady and report back!
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