Does anybody know how to fix the mail applet in the Windows control panel?

Current System Information
Windows 7 64-Bits
MS Office 2010

Description:
When opening the control panel the mail icon is missing. I can acces the applet trough running
c:\Windows\SysWOW64\control.exe mlcfg32.cpl

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but i would like to know if there is someone that created  a script that fixed the issue permanently?

Thanks in advance!

Regards,

Mark
Mark EgginkSupport EngineerAsked:
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Mark EgginkSupport EngineerAuthor Commented:
Answer/Fix
I have fix the issue trough importing  the following .reg inside the regeditor.
You can download the .reg from the attachment.

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cpl]
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cpl]
@="cplfile"
"Generic"="system"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.cpl\PersistentHandler]
@="{098f2470-bae0-11cd-b579-08002b30bfeb}"

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\cplfile]
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\cplfile]
@="Control Panel Item"
"FriendlyTypeName"="@shell32.dll,-10155"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\cplfile\shell]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\cplfile\shell\cplopen]
@="Open with Control Panel"
"MUIVerb"="@shell32.dll,-10208"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\cplfile\shell\cplopen\command]
@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\
  00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,63,00,6f,00,\
  6e,00,74,00,72,00,6f,00,6c,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,20,00,22,00,25,00,31,\
  00,22,00,2c,00,25,00,2a,00,00,00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\cplfile\shell\runas]
"HasLUAShield"=""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\cplfile\shell\runas\command]
@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\
  00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,72,00,75,00,\
  6e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,33,00,32,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,20,00,73,00,68,\
  00,65,00,6c,00,6c,00,33,00,32,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,43,00,6f,00,\
  6e,00,74,00,72,00,6f,00,6c,00,5f,00,52,00,75,00,6e,00,44,00,4c,00,4c,00,41,\
  00,73,00,55,00,73,00,65,00,72,00,20,00,22,00,25,00,31,00,22,00,2c,00,25,00,\
  2a,00,00,00

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.CPL-Fix.reg
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Chris MillardCommented:
Has it always been missing, or is it a recent thing?

Take a look at this Microsoft article which explains how to add the .Cpl to the registry:-

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_2013_release-outlook/i-can-not-access-the-mail-control-panel-applet-and/3f3ce534-2bfe-4161-91dd-332bf1cd90de?auth=1

Because this article reference Office 2013, change any occurrences of Office15 to Office14
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Mark EgginkSupport EngineerAuthor Commented:
@Chris Millard

Thanks for the link.
But it's not quite what i'm looking for.
I was in search for a script that could fix the issue automatically.
I have post the .Reg file in my comment on the original question so other people can use it. and hopefully help them with the same issue.

Regards,

Mark
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