Links don't open in browser?


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This is probably related to Live Mail but maybe Chrome, I'm not sure what is going on.

When I click on a link in mail, Chrome opens, and the page sits there loading forever.

If I copy the link from the top of the page and paste it into a new tab it opens instantly, while the other page is still sitting there loading.

This is exactly the same link it both tabs!

I have no idea what could cause this.

Anyone have any ideas?


probably not related but it may be worth a try. i have firefox and since a few days ago i click a link in mail and it'll take forever loading. i click the stop button, the the reload button and the page loads. you can try what i've been doing to see if you have a similar problem in chrome.


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I'll give that a try.


Hi Mike,

Have you checked in your Chrome "options" settings on how/where links are opened?


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