Thanks for the reply VoG. I actually solved the problem through something else... though I can't see why exactly.
I'd been having a problem with Microsoft Word. Turns out, a solution in the Sept 2006 edition of PC advisor (p.158) suggested to run a command 'winword /r' This solved the Word issue, but it also solved the hyperlinks issue!
Thanks PC Advisor. Not sure why it worked, but it did.
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