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You cannot start Internet Explorer 10 when you click any link in Windows 8. This problem occurs when the following conditions are true:
This problem occurs because Windows Store apps cannot start when User Account Control is turned off.
Note User Account Control lets you select the way that you are notified about system changes that are made by programs. You can make this setting in Control Panel or in a notification window that appears during the installation of a program. The notification window does not appear if you turn off User Account Control.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
To control how you want to start Internet Explorer from the Start screen, go to the following Internet Explorer Team Blog article:
Launch Options for Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8
Article ID: 2736601 - Last Review: August 30, 2012 - Revision: 2.0