Internet Explorer fix – Set Internet Explorer to open links in the same window or new window

Internet Explorer fix - Set Internet Explorer to open links in the same window or new window

First, go to My Computer and select Tools>Folder Options

Select the "File Types" tab, scroll down and select HTML

Click on the Advanced Button

In the "Edit File Type" window, select Open from the list and click Edit

A new window called Editing Action for Type: HTML Document will open

Check the Topic text box, it should show WWW_OpenURLNewWindow or just WWW_OpenURL

  • WWW_OpenURL - will open links in the same window
  • WWW_OpenURLNewWindow will open links in a new Window

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source: http://forums.pcworld.co.nz/archive/index.php/t-51504.html