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Windows 7: Web links don't work under Win7

30 Oct 2010   #1

Win7 Ultimate x64
Web links don't work under Win7

Hello everyone! :)

I have a little problem with links not working in my Win7. Links in Skype, mIRC, Excel/Word to name one of my few most often used programs. I believe I've disabled UAC and it's notifications too. Here's a message I get when I try to launch a link from Excel/Word:

When I used to use WinXP SP3 32bit there was a button my in Opera browser which would assign protocols to use with Opera but that button doesn't work anymore under Win7.

Is that some sort of a protection in Win7 that doesn't allow links to be clicked and opened in my browser?


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30 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x32

Can't open any hyperlinks. (This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer.)
Same problem as you have, except its with IE8 and Chrome, read the posts, maybe you can find something helpful, there are some suggestions provided. And you may want to try with different browser.
EDIT: Run as Administrator
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30 Oct 2010   #3

Win7 Ultimate x64

I see most users that experience that problem have installed Chrome at some point in the past. On my system I just used Opera@USB (portable Opera) from my second HDD where I store all my personal stuff (not the OS drive).
I'll keep reading that page, it's pretty long
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30 Oct 2010   #4
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