Outlook default mail program
Posted on 2004-04-21
I have a client machine that will not accept Outlook 2000 as the default mail program. Every time he opens Outlook it asks the std MS question about making Outlook the default e-mail program. If I answer yes it will launch Outlook and work as designed. But once I close Outlook down and re-open, it asks the same question over.
This only does this when signed into the users profile, when I do the same under the admin account it works normally (no questions about default e-mail program).
I have changed the permissions on the WINNT and Program Files directory to give the user in question full rights as well as trying to set the default e-mail program using the "Set Program Access and Defaults" in the Start Up menu. But none of these actions have worked so far. My next option is to create a new profile on this machine from AD and see if it exhibits the same fault. None the less it will still but me bug me even if it is attributed to the users profile. Can someone give me some suggestions.
Thx in advance.