Customization preferences not consistent across computers October 23, 2001 4:51 AM   Subscribe

My customization preferences of opening new windows for links works on one computer and not another. (More)
posted by cyniczny to Bugs at 4:51 AM (6 comments total)

I'm using Win2000/IE 5.5 on my PC laptop at work and WinME/IE 5.5 on my PC desktop at home. The browers are set the same, but the new windows preference only works on my laptop. Any ideas?
posted by cyniczny at 4:54 AM on October 23, 2001

Does any other site’s ‘open in new window’ feature work on your desktop?
posted by gleemax at 9:09 AM on October 23, 2001

Yes - other sites will open a new window on my desktop.
posted by cyniczny at 2:20 PM on October 24, 2001

I’m stumped. You’ll have to get along with shift-clicking. You could also try upgrading IE or using Opera (my personal favorite) or Mozilla (it’s still too slow for me—maybe when 1.0 rolls around?).
posted by gleemax at 6:00 PM on October 24, 2001

I noticed that my preferences were different at work, until I went and saved them there. Could it be two distinct cookies or something?
posted by walrus at 7:18 AM on October 25, 2001

Problem is fixed. I just ended up deleting my cookies and resetting the preferences and all seems well now.

Thanks for the assistance.
posted by cyniczny at 6:40 PM on October 26, 2001

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