Solved

"there is no email program associated to perform the requested action"

Posted on 2010-11-10
3
2,143 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
We have a server that pops up the following message each time anybody logs into the server.  

"There is no email program associated to perform the requested action.  Please install an email program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default Programs control panel."

It's a Windows 2008 server.  It's never had Outlook or any other e-mail client installed on it. That is until I installed Windows Live Mail in an attempt to solve this.
There is one program in the startup folder but it has to do with an Apache server.

Thanks for any ideas.

Bill
0
Comment
Question by:labdunn
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
pvlier earned 500 total points
ID: 34104495
Can you see in taskmanager which process is throwing the message? Do you also get the message when booting into safe mode?
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:labdunn
ID: 34104538
The command throwing the message was cmd.exe.  It was from the login script running mapigen.exe.  Since there was no Outlook on the machine, mapigen couldn't create a mapi profile.

Thanks for your help!
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:labdunn
ID: 34104546
Thanks
0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Background Information Recently I have fixed file server permission issues for one of my client. The client has 1800 users and one Windows Server 2008 R2 domain joined file server with 12 TB of data, 250+ shared folders and the folder structure i…
A procedure for exporting installed hotfix details of remote computers using powershell
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to configure their installation of BackupExec 2012 to use network shared disk space. Verify that the path to the shared storage is valid and that data can be written to that location:…
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…

730 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question