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Can't activate from email link.

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    Can't activate from email link.


    For some reason when I receive an email with a linked address to allow activation of a new account, they are no longer hyperlinked, (blue color). When I select, & copy the activation link, & paste it into my browser & enter, the result is: 'Your search did not match any documents'. This has happened more than once. Some new accounts will have an alternative activation link if one doesn't work. Any suggestions please!

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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    I had a similar problem with hyperlinks a while back. I found a work around. If I put a space behind the link, it worked.

    Hyperlinks stopped working in Windows 8 Mail app
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    My problem now Clint is that I can't even Copy & Paste it anymore. I was able to when I first got the email, but now no! Any other suggestions? The problem is that the link isn't hyperlinked in the first place. Now whether that's a problem of the sender or Win8, I don't know! However, since it's to open an Opera email site I would think it's not the sender's fault.
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    I've managed to activate the Opera email acct. by clicking on the link at my ISP's site, (they set up my email service in the first place). However, I still with the problem as to why my email links are not hyperlinked. They don't work in my Gmail email service either.
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Can't activate from email link.
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