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jquery click event not working in IE 7 or 8

dolythgoe asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I've spent ages reading and trying different things to work but I can't get the onclick event to work in IE like it does in every other browser!

The link code:

<a href="#" id="signupopen">QUICK SIGNUP</a>

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js is called before in the <head> (tried putting it at bottom too but didn't work

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.6.4/jquery.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="js/jquerywindow.js"></script>

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jquery code in jquerywindow.js :

		$('#signupopen').click(function() {
			// prevent the default action, e.g., following a link
			return false;

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Also tried:

		$('#signupopen').live("click", function() {
			// prevent the default action, e.g., following a link
			return false;

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To no avail :(

Would love some help through this IE deugging nightmare!
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