Seems to be a know issue, I cannot use links within Outlook 2013 on a Windows 7 laptop. I get an error that says, " Your organization's policies are preventing us from completing this action for you. For more info, please contact your help desk". Some Troubleshootng steps iclude...
Ensuring IE is default program
Changing HKCR .html registry key
.html file accosiation fix
Reset IE settings
Installin Google Chrome (then uninstalled)
Ensuring advanced Outlook settings are set to use hyperlinks
Ran Microsofts Hotfix
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
@="\"C:\\Program Files\\Internet Explorer\\IEXPLORE.EXE\" -nohome"
If anyone has any ideas please let me know...