i am facing issue with summary links web part in SharePoint 2010 when i try to add it and click on browse option to add links it is giving me the error

"Unable to display this webpart.To troubleshoot the problem,open this webpage in a microsoft SharePoint Foundation-compatible HTML editor such as Microsoft SharePoint Designer. If the problem persisists ,contact your webserver administrator."

please let me know any solution for this.I don't have any access to central administration as well.

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It is the known issue that occurs after installing the patch KB2844286

According to the Microsoft:

we released a fix for this issue. Details and download links can be found here which will resolve the issue for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

For more details and how to resolve it follow this thread

  • HI Vadim,Thanks for the reply ,but i don't have access to central admin stuff so is it possible to fix it on other way? any work around?,,thanks
    – SPLearner
    Jul 29, 2013 at 17:42
  • This error occurs due to a functional issue in .NET Framework 3.5. I believe the installing update from Microsoft or uninstalling KB2844286 will only fix this issue Jul 29, 2013 at 18:30

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