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Upgraded to latest 64bit. Now Hyperlinks from MS-Outlook blocked. How to unblock?

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MS Office Outlook (2007---was working fine before the upgrade to 54.0 / 64-bit) says, "This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator."

I suspect that I might have clicked on some security / privacy setting that now blocks the hyperlinks. But, I cannot seem to find which setting it is.


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Further to my question: I should probably note: the O/S is Win7 Pro 64-bit; completely up-to-date. Did not change any privacy settings within MS-Outlook, so the fault would seem to lie within FireFox. Note that I had previously been using FF V54 in 32-bit mode, and did not have this problem!

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Was it just a routine install, or did you switch from 32-bit to 64-bit, and/or did the Firefox program path change?

There are various odd circumstances which cause that error. The Slipstick site, which has excellent help for Outlook, has an article:

This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions

Does that help?

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Right! Well, that took a bit of effort: I first set the Default Browser to Explorer and success. I then UnInstalled CHROME, and suceess. I then used REGEDIT and changed all the browser file types to htmlfile, and re-started....SUCCESS! Not being one to leave well-enough alone, I then re-set my default browser to FireFox and re-started.....SUCCESS! I have not been able to use any browser other than CHROME to interface with a particular "Go-Daddy" type of web-developer system, so I will eventually have to reinstall CHROME and see what explodes then....

Thanks VERY much for your help! Finding a solution to this on my own would have never happened. Kind regards... EmGee

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Chrome can peacefully coexist if you do not let it make itself the default browser. Mine makes an appearance every now and then.