"Highlight Links When Clicked" Option Does Not Function

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SYMPTOMS
When you click a link in Internet Explorer 4.0 or 4.01, an outline isdrawn around the link. In Internet Explorer 3.x, there is no outline drawnaround the link. Changing the Highlight Link When Clicked option has noeffect.
CAUSE
This option is disabled in Internet Explorer 3.x and 4.0.
RESOLUTION
The option has been removed in Internet Explorer 4.01. In earlier versionsof Internet Explorer, there is no workaround to change the defaultbehavior of the browser.
STATUS
Internet Explorer 4.01 has been modified to remove the Highlight LinksWhen Clicked option. The default behavior is retained from InternetExplorer 4.0.

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Internet Explorer versions3.0, 3.01, 3.02, and 4.0 for Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0.
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Article ID: 177866 - Last Review: 10/07/2013 16:13:28 - Revision: 3.2

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