#### Mail link opening two browser windows

My problem started when Outlook 2003 began opening a "Locate Link Browser"
box when I would click on an email link in Outlook. I thought it logical to
direct it to IE. This worked, but now *two* browser windows open every time
I click on a link in email. Nearly an hour with Google showed me several
suggested going to Control Panel/Folder Options/File Types and unchecking
Use DDE in various different file types. I tried them all and nothing
worked. I did notice, though, that after going back to check things out, the
Use DDE check boxes are checked as if I had made no changes. I unchecked it
again making sure to click "OK" and not "Cancel" and still the boxes are
checked when I go back.

Any idea what's going on here or what I should do at this point?

Thank you for your time and knowledge!


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bdavis34 (3)
3/5/2005 4:56:06 AM
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See if these steps help:
http://www.slipstick.com/problems/firefox.htm

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"Brian M Davis" <bdavis34@carolina.rr.com> wrote in message
news:GZaWd.16898$ha.1130346@twister.southeast.rr.com... > My problem started when Outlook 2003 began opening a "Locate Link Browser" > box when I would click on an email link in Outlook. I thought it logical > to direct it to IE. This worked, but now *two* browser windows open every > time I click on a link in email. Nearly an hour with Google showed me > several suggested going to Control Panel/Folder Options/File Types and > unchecking Use DDE in various different file types. I tried them all and > nothing worked. I did notice, though, that after going back to check > things out, the Use DDE check boxes are checked as if I had made no > changes. I unchecked it again making sure to click "OK" and not "Cancel" > and still the boxes are checked when I go back. > > Any idea what's going on here or what I should do at this point? > > Thank you for your time and knowledge! > >   0 msnews1660 (730) 3/5/2005 3:07:06 PM Thanks, Diane. I had tried everything suggested here except the "Reset Web Settings" button in Internet Options, which, like most everything else seemed to solve the problem one time before the problem resumed. Thus far, I haven't read of this experience anywhere. Any other ideas? "Diane Poremsky [MVP]" <diane.poremsky+msnews@gmail.com> wrote in message news:uQc1GWZIFHA.3076@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl... > See if these steps help: > http://www.slipstick.com/problems/firefox.htm > > -- > Diane Poremsky [MVP - Outlook] > Author, Teach Yourself Outlook 2003 in 24 Hours > Coauthor, OneNote 2003 for Windows (Visual QuickStart Guide) > Author, Google and Other Search Engines (Visual QuickStart Guide) > > Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/ > Outlook & Exchange Solutions Center: http://www.slipstick.com > Join OneNote Tips mailing list: http://www.onenote-tips.net/ > > > "Brian M Davis" <bdavis34@carolina.rr.com> wrote in message > news:GZaWd.16898$ha.1130346@twister.southeast.rr.com...
>> My problem started when Outlook 2003 began opening a "Locate Link
>> Browser" box when I would click on an email link in Outlook. I thought it
>> logical to direct it to IE. This worked, but now *two* browser windows
>> open every time I click on a link in email. Nearly an hour with Google
>> showed me several suggested going to Control Panel/Folder Options/File
>> Types and unchecking Use DDE in various different file types. I tried
>> them all and nothing worked. I did notice, though, that after going back
>> to check things out, the Use DDE check boxes are checked as if I had made
>> no changes. I unchecked it again making sure to click "OK" and not
>> "Cancel" and still the boxes are checked when I go back.
>>
>> Any idea what's going on here or what I should do at this point?
>>
>> Thank you for your time and knowledge!
>>
>>
>
>


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bdavis34 (3)
3/5/2005 4:53:40 PM
are you using a different web browser? if so, make sure it's default and
properly configured or that IE remains the default.

--
Diane Poremsky [MVP - Outlook]
Author, Teach Yourself Outlook 2003 in 24 Hours
Coauthor, OneNote 2003 for Windows (Visual QuickStart Guide)
Author, Google and Other Search Engines (Visual QuickStart Guide)

Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
Outlook & Exchange Solutions Center: http://www.slipstick.com
Join OneNote Tips mailing list: http://www.onenote-tips.net/

"Brian M Davis" <bdavis34@carolina.rr.com> wrote in message
news:oulWd.5825$5m.167901@twister.southeast.rr.com... > Thanks, Diane. I had tried everything suggested here except the "Reset Web > Settings" button in Internet Options, which, like most everything else > seemed to solve the problem one time before the problem resumed. > > Thus far, I haven't read of this experience anywhere. Any other ideas? > > "Diane Poremsky [MVP]" <diane.poremsky+msnews@gmail.com> wrote in message > news:uQc1GWZIFHA.3076@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl... >> See if these steps help: >> http://www.slipstick.com/problems/firefox.htm >> >> -- >> Diane Poremsky [MVP - Outlook] >> Author, Teach Yourself Outlook 2003 in 24 Hours >> Coauthor, OneNote 2003 for Windows (Visual QuickStart Guide) >> Author, Google and Other Search Engines (Visual QuickStart Guide) >> >> Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/ >> Outlook & Exchange Solutions Center: http://www.slipstick.com >> Join OneNote Tips mailing list: http://www.onenote-tips.net/ >> >> >> "Brian M Davis" <bdavis34@carolina.rr.com> wrote in message >> news:GZaWd.16898$ha.1130346@twister.southeast.rr.com...
>>> My problem started when Outlook 2003 began opening a "Locate Link
>>> Browser" box when I would click on an email link in Outlook. I thought
>>> it logical to direct it to IE. This worked, but now *two* browser
>>> windows open every time I click on a link in email. Nearly an hour with
>>> Google showed me several suggested going to Control Panel/Folder
>>> Options/File Types and unchecking Use DDE in various different file
>>> types. I tried them all and nothing worked. I did notice, though, that
>>> after going back to check things out, the Use DDE check boxes are
>>> checked as if I had made no changes. I unchecked it again making sure to
>>> click "OK" and not "Cancel" and still the boxes are checked when I go
>>> back.
>>>
>>> Any idea what's going on here or what I should do at this point?
>>>
>>> Thank you for your time and knowledge!
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>


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msnews1660 (730)
3/5/2005 5:40:22 PM
IE is the default and there is no other browser in this system.

I did once try both Firefox and Mozilla but those browsers have been out of
my machine for months. IE is my default browser.

I should also probably mention that clicking a link in OE, which I only use
as a news reader, opens a blank browser window. Clicking a link in OE with a
browser already open does take me to the target URL.

"Diane Poremsky [MVP]" <diane.poremsky+msnews@gmail.com> wrote in message
news:%239JTFraIFHA.2976@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> are you using a different web browser? if so, make sure it's default and
> properly configured or that IE remains the default.
>
> --
> Diane Poremsky [MVP - Outlook]
> Author, Teach Yourself Outlook 2003 in 24 Hours
> Coauthor, OneNote 2003 for Windows (Visual QuickStart Guide)
> Author, Google and Other Search Engines (Visual QuickStart Guide)
>
> Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> Outlook & Exchange Solutions Center: http://www.slipstick.com
> Join OneNote Tips mailing list: http://www.onenote-tips.net/
>
>
> "Brian M Davis" <bdavis34@carolina.rr.com> wrote in message
> news:oulWd.5825$5m.167901@twister.southeast.rr.com... >> Thanks, Diane. I had tried everything suggested here except the "Reset >> Web Settings" button in Internet Options, which, like most everything >> else seemed to solve the problem one time before the problem resumed. >> >> Thus far, I haven't read of this experience anywhere. Any other ideas? >> >> "Diane Poremsky [MVP]" <diane.poremsky+msnews@gmail.com> wrote in message >> news:uQc1GWZIFHA.3076@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl... >>> See if these steps help: >>> http://www.slipstick.com/problems/firefox.htm >>> >>> -- >>> Diane Poremsky [MVP - Outlook] >>> Author, Teach Yourself Outlook 2003 in 24 Hours >>> Coauthor, OneNote 2003 for Windows (Visual QuickStart Guide) >>> Author, Google and Other Search Engines (Visual QuickStart Guide) >>> >>> Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/ >>> Outlook & Exchange Solutions Center: http://www.slipstick.com >>> Join OneNote Tips mailing list: http://www.onenote-tips.net/ >>> >>> >>> "Brian M Davis" <bdavis34@carolina.rr.com> wrote in message >>> news:GZaWd.16898$ha.1130346@twister.southeast.rr.com...
>>>> My problem started when Outlook 2003 began opening a "Locate Link
>>>> Browser" box when I would click on an email link in Outlook. I thought
>>>> it logical to direct it to IE. This worked, but now *two* browser
>>>> windows open every time I click on a link in email. Nearly an hour with
>>>> Google showed me several suggested going to Control Panel/Folder
>>>> Options/File Types and unchecking Use DDE in various different file
>>>> types. I tried them all and nothing worked. I did notice, though, that
>>>> after going back to check things out, the Use DDE check boxes are
>>>> checked as if I had made no changes. I unchecked it again making sure
>>>> to click "OK" and not "Cancel" and still the boxes are checked when I
>>>> go back.
>>>>
>>>> Any idea what's going on here or what I should do at this point?
>>>>
>>>> Thank you for your time and knowledge!
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>


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bdavis34 (3)
3/6/2005 5:16:30 AM

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