"A security problem has occurred" error message when you click a hyperlink in OneNote 2003

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Symptoms
In Microsoft Office OneNote 2003, when you click a hyperlink to a Web site that has a URL that starts with "https," you may receive the following error message:
Unable to open https://Web site. A security problem has occurred.
Workaround
To work around this behavior, copy the hyperlink from your OneNote 2003 page, and then paste URL in the Address bar of your Web browser.
More information
OneNote 2003 does not support Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Secure HTTP (S-HTTP).
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Article ID: 828609 - Last Review: 01/12/2015 22:34:12 - Revision: 6.0

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