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IE8 not highlighting or underlining links

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My brother's laptop is not highlighting or underlining links in his browser.  When he clicks on a link, it does not change colors indicating that it has been accessed.  He says that it started when he installed a new Linksys Wireless Router.  I am not there to see the problem.  What's happening here?

I cannot ever find Internet Explorer in the zones.  I don't know why...

Thanks...RG
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Question by:RGRodgers
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by:keevern
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Try restore advanced settings or reset IE settings. you can find this in internet options under the advanced tab. You might lose some saved password with the reset.
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I passed him the information to try.  I'll let you know what I hear.  Thanks for your help...RG
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by:johnb6767
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Instead of a reset, have you tried just deleting your Internet History from the IE Options?

Clear the history of websites you've visited
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Clear-the-history-of-websites-youve-visited

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Tried the history first with no joy.  Besides, I figure everyone can use a good reset to flush out the nasties once in a while.  <grin>

It sounds to me like jcimarron hit it.  I had actually told him to check this setting verbally, but he is not highly experienced so the link was a good find.

We will see.  Thanks...RG
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RGRodgers--
Looking forward to hearing this has fixed your brother's problem.
Let us know.
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Haven't heard back yet, but we are all traveling for a wedding.  Will post when I can.  Thanks...RG
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RGRodgers--I hope all is well with the newlyweds.
Any news from your brother about the browser problem??
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Yeah, the news is that he is about 100 things to do and this is 101...
This entry describes what I told him initially, only it pinpoints the specific location.  So, I am accepting it.

Thanks to all for your help...RG
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RGRodgers--Hope it works out well.  You are welcome.
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