Changing SharePoint 2007 Link Lists to Open in a New Window

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First, open the schema file for the links list feature.  In my case, it was located at:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\LinksList\Links\schema.xml

In this file there should be two instances of the following:

Replace them both with this:

Then restart IIS (or just the application’s worker process), and now all the links in your links lists should open a new browser window!