tinyurl

  User-88430E13-F4CA-4A3B-8ED47A6DB3C812E5 22:41 15 Mar 2008
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There are addresses in PC Advisor such as tinyurl.com/26dd7q. If I type this in the address bar nothing happens. What am I doing wrong, please.

  ambra4 23:40 15 Mar 2008

This this link

click here

  ambra4 23:40 15 Mar 2008

Sorry should read "Try This Link"

Thank you. I'll try and make sense of it

  lotvic 00:40 16 Mar 2008

When I typed (without the spaces) w w w . tinyurl.com/26dd7q
in my address bar and clicked on 'go' (or pressed the return/enter key on my keyboard)
I got Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 page on microsoft site (without the spaces) h t t p : // w w w .microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=333325fd-ae52-4e35-b531-508d977d32a6&displaylang=en

that's why tinyurl is used - it saves all that typing :)

  Acx 02:52 16 Mar 2008

I believe that you could be just typing in tinyurl.com/26dd7q into the address bar, that wont work.

you have to keep

http://
or
click here. BEFORE tinyurl.com/26dd7q. (no spaces),

for this to work.

  Acx 02:59 16 Mar 2008

Ignore the click here in the last post (that was this web site converting h*t*t*p:/*/w*w*w. into a link).

(remove the *'s) and you will see what I mean.

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