ie6 - r/click open link in new window - wont!!

  hansa 16:51 18 Sep 2004
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I run Mozilla and my nearest and dearest prefers ie6. However, for some unknown reason ie has stopped opening links in new window when right clicked.

BT man advised reinstalling ie6 which have done, but no difference. Ideas, please? ta.

No problems with Mozilla

Running xp home with sp1 (Mesh Athlon64 so sp2 a no go!)

  stalion 17:31 18 Sep 2004

get the latest version of adaware and do a scan

  hansa 20:41 18 Sep 2004

Scanned with v1.05 but regret no difference.

  VoG II 20:52 18 Sep 2004

Do links work if you just left click them? If not

http:// support.microsoft.com/?kbid=281679

Copy this, paste into address bar, remove the space after // and click Go.

Follow the instructions.

  hansa 09:03 19 Sep 2004

Morning VoG™, tks for that.
Links work by just clicking and all .dll's appear ok.
When right clicking, new window appears to flash on screen and then disappears.
Have tried reinstalling ie6 but still no joy.

Maybe something to do with the BTYahoo browser?
When that is uninstalled e-mail links do not work.

  Diodorus Siculus 09:36 19 Sep 2004

Do you have a popup stopper or Windows XP SP2 installed?

  hansa 10:06 19 Sep 2004

Morning DS,

Panicware pu stopper.
No XP SP2 yet (Mesh ADM64)

  Diodorus Siculus 10:22 19 Sep 2004

Morning.

Disable the popup stopper and see what happens.

  hansa 11:36 19 Sep 2004

That's done the trick! tks

How do I now block pop-ups?

  Diodorus Siculus 12:53 19 Sep 2004

Try the google bar - that has a less definitive blocker.

Or convince your wife of how good FireFox is - esp the latest version.

  hansa 13:14 19 Sep 2004

Tks again,

suspect the former will be easier than the latter, but will give it my best shot.

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