Microsoft KB Archive/246808

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How to Open Custom Console Links in a New Browser Window

Article ID: 246808

Article Last Modified on 6/11/2002


  • Microsoft BackOffice Small Business Server 4.5

This article was previously published under Q246808

IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry


This article describes how to have linked pages in the Small Business Server console open in a new window, instead of in a frame.


WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
When you click links in the Small Business Server console, the default behavior is to open the new page in a frame. You can use the steps in this article open a new window in a separate instance of your browser. Use Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe) to edit the Target value in the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Small Business\Console\Favorites\Custom\Link#

To locate the Link# that is associated with the link on the SBS Console, compare the TitleText value to the console link's text.

NOTE: Setting the Target to 0x1 displays the link In Frame. Setting the Target to 0x0 displays the link in a New Window.

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

236950 Adding Support Issues and Knowledge Base Links to the Console

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