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Internet Explorer not responding to some links

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    64-bit Windows 8

    Internet Explorer not responding to some links


    Since yesterday I find that in Internet Explorer (on the Desktop) SOME links on many websites don't work when I click them. If I open the same pages in Google Chrome, the links work fine.

    Does anyone know of a current Internet Explorer issue that might be causing this?

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  2. #2


    Hi Dragon Drop

    I would suggest checking out this Microsoft topic with some troubleshooting tips/fixes.

    Nothing happens when you click a link in Internet Explorer
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  3. #3


    Posts : 308
    64-bit Windows 8


    I think I've found the problem. I had turned on IE's "popup blocker" yesterday. Now I've turned it off and all links seem to be working again.

    I hope MS knows that their popup blocker is also acting as a link blocker!
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