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Outlook Link Prompts to Save File

Posted on 2004-09-24
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Outlook 2003 with Exchange 2003.
When there is a link to click on in the Email, it opens fine, but when I return to Outlook I  have a prompt to Save or Cancel.
How can I turn this off?
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that's because you open a document from an email and outlook has a reference in memory to this file so you need to close the document after reading this is not automaticlly done
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by:glenn_1984
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Tried that. Did not work.
Double click on link.
Open Firefox.
Close Firefox.
Same problem.
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by:bruintje
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what kind of link do you open from outlook ?
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There is a patch for this (the issue described in the patch is a little different than what you are describing, but I had the same problem as you and used this link).

http://johnhaller.com/jh/mozilla/firefox_bug_246078.asp

Also,  see this paq'd question

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Applications/MS_Office/Outlook/Q_21053606.html#11515470

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by:bruintje
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:) good memory i still haven't seen it, but then i don't open html links from mails
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That was it...GDoucette.
Thanks
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Your welcome.  Thank you!
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