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Clicking on Links That Won't Open

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by sallellen, Sep 12, 2003.

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  1. sallellen

    sallellen Thread Starter

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    This just started happening: When I click on a link to a website, whether in email or if I'm already on the internet, the little world up there on the right just keeps turning and turning and nothing opens. I have to paste the address in the address bar each time. Anyone got any ideas?
    Thanks,
    Sally
     
  2. Miz

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    The fixes on this page have worked for me in the past.
     
  3. sallellen

    sallellen Thread Starter

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    I did all that but it still doesn't work...
    Thanks.
     
  4. scoutt

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    can you copy and paste in IE?

    can you see your control panel "Add/Remove" or is it blank?
     
  5. sallellen

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    I can copy and paste and I can see the add/remove. I did an IE repair but it didn't do any good.
     
  6. scoutt

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    does it happen on other browsers?

    also what if you right clicked and opened in new window? does it react the same?
     
  7. sallellen

    sallellen Thread Starter

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    I only have the one browser (I think) and the result is the same if I right click. Another thing that started happening around the same time is the dreaded blue screen. Mine says, "An exception OE has occurred at 0028:D530864A etc. etc." (I copied the whole thing if you think this might be related).
    Thanks.
     
  8. scoutt

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    sounds like a memory error now. paste the whole thing if you can
     
  9. sallellen

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    I don't know how to paste it but here it is:
    An exception OE has occurred at 0028:D530864A in V x D AFVXD (01) + 0000164A. This was called from 0028:C183D204 in V X D PPPMAC (04) + 00007B14. It may be possible to continue normally.
     
  10. scoutt

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    I am 90% sure it is a memory error as it is crashing on a virtual device driver (VXD).
     
  11. sallellen

    sallellen Thread Starter

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    Now what?
     
  12. scoutt

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    buy more memory as the one you have is bad.
     
  13. sallellen

    sallellen Thread Starter

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    Thanks so much. You've been a great help.
    Have a good day.
     
  14. scoutt

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    no problem. sorry it will cost money to fix it.

    one thing to check is that if you have 2 sticks in it then you can take one out at a time and see which stick it is. if you only have one then you can't do that.
     
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