File links not working

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In this SharePoint list- the web links (https), like Google, work but network links doesn't.

No action happens when i click network share file links- please help

 

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Assuming you are using a modern browser - e.g. not Internet Explorer, then it is by design - Chrome, etc. block these types of links.

You can try using IE, depending on trusted site config, it might work. See https://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/272529/links-to-network-drives-do-not-work-for-some-u...
Thanks for pointing me there Rob. We use Chrome primarily.
And anyways, i tried IE- it did not work there as well despite adding it to trusted site
Thank you! The Chrome extension to enable local file links worked for me.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/enable-local-file-links/nikfmfgobenbhmocjaaboihbeocackld?h...