That was the first blow, from which all the others followed. Several FReepers in the “Pajama Posse” researched the matter further on a series of threads that night, to be joined by a number of bloggers, among them Ratherbiased.com, PowerLineBlog.com, LittleGreenFootballs.com and Instapundit.com. (The term “blog” derives from “Web log.” I believe “Pajama Posse” is a facetious reference to FReepers who do research on the Internet while in their pajamas.
33 - saving in notepad will cause you to lose your built in links.
However, if they are imperative, another trick, which sometimes (though not always) works, is to save into MS Word (which may preserve the links). Then save as HTML file rather than a doc file. Then reopen it with IExplorer, then do a 'view/source' which will bring up the HTML code text file in. Then copy the HTML text file and paste it into FR.
Much more complicated, and does't always work, but sometimes worth a try.