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Clicking on Web Link Brings Up "C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MAPI\1033\nt" Folder!?

Posted on 2006-06-18
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Sometime in the past month or so, I noticed that when I click on a web link (e.g. a link in an email), window displaying the "C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MAPI\1033\nt" folder pops up.  I do not go to IE or Mozilla.  I have both and have tried changing the default browser, but it didn't help.  I have to copy the link, open IE or Mozilla manually and paste the link into the address bar and that works.

If I click on a link inside a browser window, the link works fine.

Any ideas on what went wrong?

Thanks,

John
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I tried the inbox repair tool and it found "minor problems."  I fixed them, but the problem is still there.  Are you suggesting I should try and completely uninstall MS Office and then reinstall it to solve the problem?

Thanks,

John
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yes, I certainly think that is worth a go
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sramesh2k earned 125 total points
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John,

Are you using IE7 Beta, per chance? If so, try uninstalling it.
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by:phototropic
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Many people report this problem. The standard procedure is to remove and then reinstall MS Office. Which version are you using? If its MS 2000, complete removal instructions are here:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;Q219423& 
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Uninstalling IE 7 Beta seemed to do the trick.  Thanks.
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