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    Links in posts not working

    I hope someone can help

    Following a recent software update (Windows 10) the links in posts to other sites does not work

    For example https://www.tutorochainoiler.com/

    comes up as 'aboutblank' on the address bar.

    I know I can copy and paste but not having a direct link is a real PITA

    Many Thanks

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    FWIW that link works perfectly for me
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    Quote Originally Posted by oblertone View Post
    FWIW that link works perfectly for me
    Me also.
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    What browser are you using?

    Presumably some security setting is affecting the clickiness of the link. This could be in Windows, the browser or an embedded extension, installed software such as an adblocker, virus checker or malware detector.

    Try using a different browser e.g. if using Edge, download Chrome or switch to Edge if using s 3rd party browser like Chrome.

    I am assuming you have switched it off and back on again after the update to ensure any processes have completed.
    This space deliberately left blank as the author writes too much pretentious bollocks as it is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oblertone View Post
    FWIW that link works perfectly for me
    And me

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    Thanks for your thoughts but

    Even though I typed in

    https://www.tutorochainoiler.com/

    on my own thread, it will not work. Comes back with 'aboutblank' in the address line

    Also tried it in Microsoft Edge and it is exactly the same

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    Quote Originally Posted by MIKE R View Post
    Thanks for your thoughts but

    Even though I typed in

    https://www.tutorochainoiler.com/

    on my own thread, it will not work. Comes back with 'aboutblank' in the address line

    Also tried it in Microsoft Edge and it is exactly the same

    Mike
    This is absolutely user error, even though you may not know it.
    There is a security setting that is preventing you from clicking on links

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    Makes sense but I don't think so

    I'm on other forums and the links work perfectly on them.

    It is only this site that gives me the problem

    Also just found out that if I left click on the link it will open in a new tab or window but if I right click it goes to about:blank

    I've checked the setting on this site and can't see a problem


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    Can you copy the link address and show it here?
    Right-click on the link.

    Can be some third party sw injecting something in the URL and failing.
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    Have you tried clearing temporary internet files, cookies & browser cache.

    You may have to re-enter PW's etc. when going to your favourite sites...
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    If a link fails to work for me (Apple computer) it's usually down to content blockers.

    My MacBook has the option to "Reload without content blockers" (click and hold down the "reload" logo in the website name field at the top of the screen).

    Find how to do this reload for whatever operating system you have.

    Some info here:

    https://www.alphr.com/how-to-disable-ad-block/

    Hope that's not blocked for you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Redboots View Post
    Have you tried clearing temporary internet files, cookies & browser cache.

    You may have to re-enter PW's etc. when going to your favourite sites...
    Thanks, but tried that

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    Do you have an anti-virus running?
    Kill it and try again.

    Read this: what about blank means resolve
    If you can open it
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    Thanks Redboots

    I opened that page by right clicking and opening in new tab

    Found that page a while ago and tried it without success but it appears to be the solution for about:blank on start up. My start up is fine as only UKGSER is affected

    Just to make sure I tried it again without success

    Thanks for trying

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    Quote Originally Posted by er-minio View Post
    Can you copy the link address and show it here?
    Right-click on the link.

    Can be some third party sw injecting something in the URL and failing.
    I'm not sure what you're asking me to do but when I click on a link in UKGSER (only) this is what I get

    Cheers

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    Right click on the link. From the contextual menu there should be something like “copy link destination” or “copy link URL”.

    Copy that and paste here the result. It might be multiple things.

    Try on this one:

    www.apple.com
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