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can't click on links in IE

Discussion in 'Computers, Games, Electronics etc' started by D16Civic, Dec 11, 2009.

  1. D16Civic

    D16Civic Matt

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    Help. It's my mother in laws laptop. I can open IE but that's as far as it goes. It opens to google, which is set as her homepage, and i can type in a search, but when it pulls the results I can't open the pages, and it won't let me close the search results page after it opens.

    Any ideas?
     
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    does pressing the space bar or enter when the link is 'highlighted' (dotted box) allow the link to load?
     
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    no sir. if i type a web address it works fine. It's only if I do an internet search via google/comcast/etc that the links don't click, and at that point you also can't close the browser window, only minimize it.
     
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    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    Google chrome is much faster than firefox. I've been using it alot lately. Worth a look, anyway.
     
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    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    Meh, I surf porn, hondaswap, and car crap. No one cares.
     
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    thanks guys.

    I've tried to talk her into using chrome/firefox in the past so maybe this will help her along.

    Some of you probably know how mother-in-laws can be......
     
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    yeah, thats why you just do it and change the icon to be the icon for IE. she'll never know.
     
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    :werd: IE sucks. If she really wants to browse the internet, she'll use Firefox.
     
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