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When clicking on IE It DOESN'T open in a new window

by scotthfc / November 1, 2005 5:47 AM PST

When I have one Internet explorer window and want to open another one (I just double click on my IE icon) it just opens up in the same window.
(For example, say my homepage is, and i'm on, when i double click on IE to try and open up a new window, the window that is already open just goes to my homepage.)

Anyone got any ideas of how to solve it?
Thanks in advance.

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(NT) (NT) uhhh....did you look behind it?
by jackintucson / November 1, 2005 7:03 AM PST
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you hoo, yahoo.
by PKsteven / November 1, 2005 7:31 AM PST

I was wondering if you had any Yahoo toolbars or anything else from Yahoo besides the messenger. This can come pre-packaged with Adobe 7 and you may not even know it. It likes to control your window and only open 1 at a time. Just a thought.

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Have you tried...
by caktus / November 1, 2005 12:48 PM PST
In reply to: you hoo, yahoo.

in IE go to Tools > Internet Options > Advanced > scroll down to and make sure there is NO check mark beside "Reuse windows for launching shortcuts".

Hope this helps.

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