Vista won't open tab after I click on a link?

  caris 20:53 18 May 2012

My Windows 7 laptop overheated and I think is dead so I've had to revert to an old Windows Vista os laptop.

Whenever I click on a link through say an email etc it won't take me to the site. The new tab opens and then nothing else happens.

Help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

  rdave13 21:15 18 May 2012

Try setting IE as default browser. If links also not opening in IE then reset the browser. Tools -> internet options-> Advanced tab-> reset. You'll have to re enable your ad-ons. I would re-enable a few at a time in case of any problem ad-on.

  caris 22:11 18 May 2012

Hi rsdave

Have tried this and no joy....

Can't understand why Vista has given me this problem or IE.

Any more ideas please? Anyone?

How I miss my windows 7.

Since switching back to th old laptop with vista things have been awful. :(

Must be something stupid I am doing or not doing.

Thanks ~ caris

  rdave13 22:30 18 May 2012

Make sure your WLM 2011 is your default e-mail client if you use it.

Make sure your Internet Explorer has all its defaults.

Start button -> Default Programs -> Set Your Default programs -> left column, click Internet Explorer. Does it say " This program has all its defaults " ? If no, click Choose Defaults for this program > put a checkmark on all entries under the list > click Save.

Try another browser and see if OK on that. Do not make it the default.

I know what you mean " How I miss my windows 7".

  caris 03:17 19 May 2012

Hi rdave

Tried the above and the solution was to use FIREFOX.....

Brilliant. Thank you.

(I hate IE as much as Vista!!! :( When it works it's great but there again when it doesn't :()

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.

Kind Regards ~ caris

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