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Windows Mail hyperlinks do not work

In Windows Mail I cannot open any hyperlinks that are in my emails. A message comes up with 'Application Not Found' please, please help. (I have Windows Home Basic)
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Sounds like the problem is that the program is having trouble "linking" the link to your browser. Here's an easy way to fix this (assuming you're using Internet Exlorer ...other browsers, same concept, just different file to point to).

Go to a website, any website. Click on "File" then "Save As". Save the file to your Desktop. You should now have an HTML file sitting on your Desktop.

Now, hold down the SHIFT key while right-clicking on the HTML file. You should get a new menu option that includes "Open With". Regardless of which items show up in the list, choose "Choose Program".

When the "Choose Program" menu comes up, scroll the list until you see "Internet Explorer". Check the box that says "Always use this program..." and click "OK".

After doing this, Internet Explorer should open with the page you just saved. Go ahead and close this browser window, and go ahead and delete the file saved on your Desktop.

Now, go back to Windows mail, hit F5 to refresh the page, then click on a hyperlink again. If you did it right, it *should* open Internet Explorer and the error should be gone.

Hope this helps - please be sure to rate my answer :)


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I think windows mail if offline so check if it's connected it maybe working offiline

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