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Outlook won't allow me to click on embedded links in an email

Something happened recently that is frustrating. In Outlook, when I click on
an embedded link in an email sent to me from a trusted sender, I receive the
following error message. "This operation has been canceled due to
restrictions in effect on this computer." Then it says something like contact
your administer ... and I am the administer.

I checked my firewall as well as IE-7, and Firefox 2.0 settings under
Internet and cannot find anything different. This is frustrating because I
cannot click on a link any more. I have to use the editor to copy the link's
URL address and then paste it in my browser. This just happened about a month
ago after I installed IE-7 so I am beginning to wonder if it is something in
the new settings that is a default, but can't understand why it effects
Outlook.

Any help would be appreciated.
Bruce


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outlook wont allow me to click on links in my email. keeps saying
adminstrator wont allow please help me correct this

thanks fred

outlook wont allow me to click on links in my email. keeps saying
adminstrator wont allow please help me correct this

thanks fred

My Outlook 2003 SP2 locks up when I click on any link in an email. It opens
an IE window and (slowly) puts me to the UPL, but then Outlook is locked and
I have to close it thru the task manager and restart it. I an current on
Office updates and also on XP SP2 updates. Any ideas?

Clicking on link embedded in emails received through Outlook is not enabled. I can click on a link from an email sent to my gmail account, but not Outlook 2010. What do I do to allow me to click on a link and be taken to the web site from Outlook? I use Internet Explorer with Google as my search engine.

I recentlly installed (clean) Office 2003 and downloaded all MS updates,
Previously
I used Office XP. Now when I recieve a Email that has an URL Link in it I
recieve a message if I click on the link. "Outlook has cancelled this
operation because of restrictions in effect on the computer"
Can someone tell me what these restrictions might be. I am running Windows
XP Pro.
service pack 1 (and downloads up to date except no SP2). I have used office
XP for a couple of years now and never seen this problem in Outlook before.
The only other thing I have changed recentlly is my Browser, I am
experimenting with Firefox.
any help?

I have a user with Outlook 2003 and IE 6.0. Every time he clicks on a link
in Outlook, it appears that nothing happens. But several minutes later, the
link will come up. Usually over 10 minutes later.

I have installed IE 7.0, nothing happens. I've even had him use Firefox,
the same thing happens. I am getting IE and Outlook hang errors in the
application logs.

I fixed this problem for him once, by reinstalling XP service Pack 2. But
now that doesn't work either. I've done a lot of research on this one, and
I've found no answers. Anybody have any other ideas? The user is at wits
end as many of these links he needs are not "cut and paste"-able.

Thanks for your help.

When I attempt to click on a link in an email I get a message which reads,
"This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this
computer - Please contact your system administrator" and an OK button.
There is only one profile/account within Outlook 2003 and only one user
account on the computer which has administrator rights.
I have recently uninstalled Opera & Firefox, installed Google chrome and
subsequently uninstalled it if this has any bearings. This problem was
evident before uninstalling chrome but I have even gone back to a restore
point before chrome was installed, this being for other problems.

When I attempt to click on a link in an email I get a message which reads,
"This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this
computer - Please contact your system administrator" and an OK button.
There is only one profile/account within Outlook 2003 and only one user
account on the computer which has administrator rights.
I have recently uninstalled Opera & Firefox, installed Google chrome and
subsequently uninstalled it if this has any bearings. This problem was
evident before uninstalling chrome but I have even gone back to a restore
point before chrome was installed, this being for other problems.

Hi,

All of a sudden when I click on a link in an email message in Outlook
Express, not only does the link not open, but my whole Outlook Express
program freezes up.

I'm running Win XP Professional, Service Pack 1.

Does anyone know a fix for this? It's driving me crazy.

Thanks,
stacie.

Hi,

All of a sudden when I click on a link in an email message in Outlook
Express, not only does the link not open, but my whole Outlook Express
program freezes up.

I'm running Win XP Professional, Service Pack 1.

Does anyone know a fix for this? It's driving me crazy.

Thanks,
stacie.

Hello!

I have an SBS 2003 SP1 domain and the clients use Outlook 2003 connected to
Exchange 2003 SP2. Both the server and the clients are completely updated
using Microsoft Update. Antivirus is Trend Micro CSM Security 3.6. In Tools
>Options > Junk E-mail tab, the box is checked for "Don't turn on links in
messages...."

Up until recently (I don't know when it stopped), Outlook would not allow me
to click on a link in an email. It would say it was blocked, and I had to
click something to unblock it.

I noticed today that the feature is not working on my two workstations. Both
of them have the feature checked in Outlook, but it does not work. I can
click on any link in an email and it goes to the web site. The weird thing
is that if I hover the mouse over a link, it shows that the link starts with
"blocked::" yet it still opens!

How can I block links in Outlook messages?

Thank you for your help!

Gregg Hill

Hello!

I have an SBS 2003 SP1 domain and the clients use Outlook 2003 connected to
Exchange 2003 SP2. Both the server and the clients are completely updated
using Microsoft Update. Antivirus is Trend Micro CSM Security 3.6. In Tools
Options Junk E-mail tab, the box is checked for "Don't turn on links in
messages...."

Up until recently (I don't know when it stopped), Outlook would not allow me
to click on a link in an email. It would say it was blocked, and I had to
click something to unblock it.

I noticed today that the feature is not working on my two workstations. Both
of them have the feature checked in Outlook, but it does not work. I can
click on any link in an email and it goes to the web site. The weird thing
is that if I hover the mouse over a link, it shows that the link starts with
"blocked::" yet it still opens!

How can I block links in Outlook messages?

Thank you for your help!

Gregg Hill

Hello!

I have an SBS 2003 SP1 domain and the clients use Outlook 2003 connected to
Exchange 2003 SP2. Both the server and the clients are completely updated
using Microsoft Update.

Up until recently (I don't know when it stopped), Outlook would not allow me
to click on a link in an email. It would say it was blocked, and I had to
click something to unblock it.

I noticed today that the feature is not working on my two workstations. Both
of them have the feature checked in Outlook, but it does not work. I can
click on any link in an email and it goes to the web site. The wierd thing
is that if I hover the mouse over a link, it shows that the link starts with
"blocked::" yet ti still opens!

How can I block links in Outlook messages?

Thank you for your help!

Gregg Hill

For some reason, I all of a sudden am having an error come up when I go to
click on a liink from my email...saying restricted and to contact my sys
admin. I did run a diagnostic's and did not come up with anything being an
issue.

For some reason, I all of a sudden am having an error come up when I go to
click on a liink from my email...saying restricted and to contact my sys
admin. I did run a diagnostic's and did not come up with anything being an
issue.

Hi

Nothing happens after clicking on the link in my emails.
I have Outlook 2007.

The problem started on Wednesday 13 March 2013 after I installed my new Brother MFC J6910DW printer/scanner/fax machine.
So I did a System Restore to Monday 11 March 2013 and the problem disappeared.

Today, Wednesday 20 March 2013, I reinstalled Brother MFC J6910DW printer/scanner/fax machine and the problem came back.

Can someone please help.

Thank you.

Is there a setting I can change that will allow me to click on a link in an
email that takies me direct to a website? As it is right now, when I click on
the link, the address shows in the window at the bottom of the screen but it
just sits there and never goes to the website or opens the page as well as
freezes the computer for a few minutes and then simply goes back to the
original message.

clicking on a link in an email message will not take me to that site, i have
to enter the link manually.

Whenever I click on a link in an email Outlook 2007 displays a message asking
me to choose the program I want to use to open the link.
How can I stop this happening?
I have ticked the box to always use this program to open this kind of file,
but it made no difference.
Thanks
--
Steve

If someone sends me a web page link in an email--it won't open when I click
on it. A blank internet explorer page opens. Can anyone help?

When I click on a link in an email message, it should automatically open an
IE window to display the link, but insteadit opens a blank page in an IE
window. I am then forced to copy the link and paste it in an IE window to see
the link contents. Please help.

I am using Office Outlook 2007 (12.0.6300.5000) SP1 MSO (12.0.6213.1000)
with Internet Explorer Version 7.0.5730.13

Please help.
Sincerely,
Nagesh

When ever i click on a link in an email another box comes up with "locate
link Browser" and iam stuck it wont open..please help.

Hi,

I have the following link in a HTML file that exists on my disk:

Document

Clicking on the Document link opens a Word Document just like you'd
expect - nothing unusual.

However,

If I email this same HTML and click on the link in Microsoft Outlook
the Word document opens, but an Internet Explorer window opens having
the message:

Action canceled

Internet Explorer was unable to link to the Web page you
requested. The page might be temporarily unavailable.

What could be going on?

Thanks.

I have outlook 2003. When I receive an email and there are links contained
in the email, when I click on the link nothing happens. Internet explorer
doesn't pop up or anything. The problem is probably in some email formatting
procedure, I just don't know where to look!

Thanks!


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