Windows Vista forum

General discussion

Cannot open hyperlinks from within Outlook emails

by louvaldini1 / November 9, 2009 8:23 PM PST

For some time now, I have been unable to open links from within an Outlook email, but I can copy into my browser. I get the message ?This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator?

If I forward the email to Hotmail, I can open the same links from within Hotmail.

This is not a showstopper but is really inconvenient and can't be a good thing if left. I have given myself full permissions but still no luck.

Does anyone have any ideas as to why this is happening.

Post a reply
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Cannot open hyperlinks from within Outlook emails
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Cannot open hyperlinks from within Outlook emails
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Widely discussed.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 9, 2009 10:30 PM PST

But can't comment here. Well I could but as there are no less than 4 versions of Outlook I won't be posting what possible settings there are to the 4 or more versions. Please try to make complete posts in the future.
Bob

Collapse -
"Cannot open hyperlinks from within Outlook emails"
by louvaldini1 / November 10, 2009 2:09 AM PST
In reply to: Widely discussed.

Widely discussed - sorry to be so technically illiterate. Does this help? Outlook 2007 (12.0.6514.5000) SP MSO (12.0 6425.1000) Part of Microsoft Outlook Professional 2007

Collapse -
Here's the current discussions.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 10, 2009 3:35 AM PST
Popular Forums
icon
Computer Help 51,224 discussions
icon
Computer Newbies 10,453 discussions
icon
Laptops 20,090 discussions
icon
Security 30,722 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 20,937 discussions
icon
Windows 10 1,295 discussions
icon
Phones 16,252 discussions
icon
Windows 7 7,684 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 15,215 discussions

GAMING MUCH?

Enter for your chance to win* a game hardware bundle

One lucky winner will walk away with a gaming monitor, keyboard and mouse. Two lucky runners-up will score a gaming headset.