Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

IE7 'right click' 'Open in New Tab' is missing

IE7 'right click' 'Open in New Tab' is missing

IE7 'right click' 'Open in New Tab' is missing

On Internet Explorer 7 - when you right click on a link you should see an option to 'open in new tab'.

I just upgraded to ie7 on this PC and that option is missing. Tabs are working and I use, say Ctrl+Click to open a link in a new tab.

Any ideas anyone as to how I can fix this - I would rather use a right click than have to use the keyboard as well as the mouse.

RE: IE7 'right click' 'Open in New Tab' is missing

some websites do not respond to the right click - open in tab option

you might try to click on the little red X in the upper right corner of the tool bar and then try to open another page in the tab option

RE: IE7 'right click' 'Open in New Tab' is missing

I solved it myself - thanks. T'was the Google Toolbar

Uninstall & re-install the Google Toolbar (from Google - not a saved version)

As far as I am concerned this is the Google toolbars last chance. Don't get me wrong - I like it. It is a useful add-on for me.  BUT........

I hate the way it auto updates without asking.
I am getting fed up with the way it has been screwing up Internet explorer lately. (It was causing ie to crash - not play videos and the Google toolbar wasn't working properly either a few weeks ago when Google released a new version and updated my toolbar - without permission!)

Now - if someone has a way of stopping it auto updating I would appreciate knowing how. Stopping the google updater process doesn't seem to work.

BTW - I don't know why this worked - I just figured that since the Google toolbar had been the cause of the last two woes I had with Internet explorer it might be the cause of this one too. It seems to me that having the Google bar installed when you upgrade Internet explorer is a complication to many!

So my advice is to uninstall it before accepting the upgrade to ie7.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close