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Old April 20th, 2002, 02:31 AM   #1
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Hi all,

(says he, head hung in shame and embarrasment 'cause he forgot).

What setting have I changed that has caused my browser to open all links in the same window? I want to be able to switch between sites and not use the Back button to find the site where I was. Make any sense.

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Old April 20th, 2002, 04:01 AM   #2
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If you are using IE6 (and maybe also earlier versions);

Go to Tools > Internet Options
Click the "Advanced" tab
Under the "Browsing" untick "Reuse windows for launching shortcuts"

Hope this helps.
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Old April 20th, 2002, 04:07 AM   #3
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Hi Dan,

it was checked, any other ideas?

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Old April 20th, 2002, 04:09 AM   #4
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<<<-- Originally posted by Andrew Leigh
Hi Dan,

it was checked, any other ideas?
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It needs to be unchecked.
If this is what you meant let me know and I will see if I can think of anything else.
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Old April 20th, 2002, 04:12 AM   #5
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Hi Dan,

I need to hone up on my reading skills. Have unchecked it but still does not open in a new window.

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Old April 20th, 2002, 05:39 AM   #6
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Andrew.... you are correct, it does not appear to work.

When I want to open a link in a new window, I either right click and choose "Open Link in new window" or hold shift and click on the link which has the same effect.

Sorry I can not be of more help.

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Old April 20th, 2002, 10:14 PM   #7
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Hi,

I use a Mac so i don't know if this will help. Go to preferences, go to interface extras, select option Open a new browser window.

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