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Outlook 2010 Default e-mail client is not properly installed

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When one of my users tried to use an e-mail link from our website, she gets the following error:  Could not perform this operation because the default mail client is not properly installed.
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by:Little_K
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What email program does she use?

You will probably find that she uses webmail such as gmail or yahoo, etc.
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by:racastillojr
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Did you take a look at this link from Microsoft? It has the setps to resolve the issue.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/312346
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by:SheilaG
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Outlook 2010 on our Exchange 2007 Server
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by:SheilaG
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Dear Racastillojr,
I did see this at Microsoft; however it refers to Windows Xp and 98.  She is using Vista Professional with outlook 2010
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In Internet explorer go to tools>internet options>programs>set programs>set default programs and make sure Micrsoft offcie outlook is set as default email program
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by:SheilaG
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i SHOULD HAVE KNOWN THAT MYSELF BUT THANKS FOR THE REMINDER.
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