Why is that when I click on a hyperlink with in a page, nothing happens?


Using Internet Explorer 6, when I open a web page and click on a hyperlink within the page, nothing happens, the link does not open. Sometimes, a java script error is displayed.

When I open the same web page and click on a hyperlink using Netscape, it works perfectly. IE is my preferred browser; help, what do I need to do/change in IE to open hyperlinks?


This question was answered on October 25, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Sorry about your problem, I now how frustrating it can be Please try the following to fix your Hyperlink problem.

1.Open Internet Explorer

2.Go to Tools / Internet Options

3.Click on the Programs tab

4.Click on the Reset Web Settings button

If you click on a hyperlink in a web page and only a blank window appears,

1.Go to Start / Run

2.Then enter regsvr32 urlmon.dll

3.Click Ok when finished

4.If that single change does not resolve the problem, repeat the process by running regsrv32 with the following dll files







·Shell32.dll (Windows XP and Windows 2000 only

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Posted by julie of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on October 25, 2004