Sunday, September 30, 2012

Hyperlinks don't work in Email

If you get this message when trying to open a hyperlink within an email: This operation has been canceled due to restrictions in effect on this computer.

This is what worked for me:

Open Microsoft Internet Explorer. Go to Tools, Internet Options, Programs tab, and make IE the default (we will be changing your default back to Chrome or other browser but this has to be done first). Close IE.

Open Chrome. You should see a banner at the top that says Chrome is not your default and do you want to make it the default. Select Yes.

Now go back to your email and click a hyperlink. Your link will open in Chrome now.

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