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URL pops up while hovering over the links in Windows 10 Mail

How do I stop the URL address popup when hovering over a live link in windows 10 mail? It is extremely annoying because it obscures large sections of what you are trying to read. I got no joy from reading the responses on Microsoft Forum, (first post in September 2014 and the last post in September 2019). That's five years of complaints and Microsoft's response was, "Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.
Well that’s an inbuilt feature and there's no option to disable it. Whenever you click on the picture or link mail, that particular link will always pop up.
Let us know if you have any further queries about Windows 10. We will be happy to assist you."
It would seem that Microsoft don't give a rat's rear-end about customer feedback/complaints.
Does anyone know how to circumvent this "feature" of Windows Mail?

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Re: Windows 10 mail

This seems a perfect reason to switch to another e-mail client. Let me recommend open source Thunderbird.

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This is exactly what should happen!!!!

There are fake URL links in emails so this is a VERY GOOD THING.

It helps users from being taken to a bad site.

You may hate it but SECURITY TRUMPS WHAT YOU WANT.

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This is exactly what should happen!!!! BY R. Proffitt

If I want to check the URL, I can right click. But all I want to do is look at emails from trusted sites without the URL covering what I'm trying to look at.
My question was, "Does anyone know how to circumvent this "feature" of Windows Mail?"
Thanks.

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Try this in Thunderbird.
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This is exactly what should happen!!!! BY R. Proffitt

If I was a newby to the internet I would agree. But I'm talking about email catalogues to which I subscribe. I know they are safe and I'm not randomly clicking on links. So no, this feature doesn't trump what I want. Thank you all for your responses, but the short answer, "No" would have sufficed.

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Seasoned users make mistakes too.

That's a flimsy excuse to disable a common security feature.

Even here I can write https://google.com and it leads to a bad place.

As to just no, I tried again and see it looks possible in Thunderbird.

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