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error message keeps popping up

  1. #1


    Alex McFarlane Guest

    error message keeps popping up

    Dear All,
    I use windows mail on my Vista laptop. Demon mail software does not work.
    Whenever I follow a link to a website on an incoming mail, before the
    browser has had time to open an error message pops up to say that the
    webpage is not available. Then after a couple of seconds the browser opens
    and displays the web page. The error message is linked to win mail, and
    closes when win mail closes.

    Anybody got any bright ideas on how to stop this?

    Do tell?

    Regards
    Alex McF


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  2. #2


    Gary VanderMolen Guest

    Re: error message keeps popping up

    Ensure that Windows Mail has all its defaults:
    Open the Default Programs applet, which you can access either from
    the Start menu or via the Control Panel, then click the first item:
    "Set your default programs."
    After a few seconds, a list of programs comes up. Click on Windows Mail.
    If it doesn't respond with "This program has all its defaults" then fix it by
    clicking on the option indicated by the first green arrow.

    Repeat the above for Internet Explorer.

    --
    Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (WLMail)


    "Alex McFarlane" <alex@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:08BCE74B-B1A0-46E5-9C50-3F5BBEFD4615@xxxxxx

    > Dear All,
    > I use windows mail on my Vista laptop. Demon mail software does not work.
    > Whenever I follow a link to a website on an incoming mail, before the browser has had time to open an error message pops up to
    > say that the webpage is not available. Then after a couple of seconds the browser opens and displays the web page. The error
    > message is linked to win mail, and closes when win mail closes.
    >
    > Anybody got any bright ideas on how to stop this?
    >
    > Do tell?
    >
    > Regards
    > Alex McF


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Alex McFarlane Guest

    Re: error message keeps popping up

    Thank you for this.
    Unfortunately when I treid this the problem remained.
    Do you have any other bright ideas?
    Regards
    A McF


    "Gary VanderMolen" <gary@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:OfGVuHsXIHA.1132@xxxxxx

    > Ensure that Windows Mail has all its defaults:
    > Open the Default Programs applet, which you can access either from
    > the Start menu or via the Control Panel, then click the first item:
    > "Set your default programs."
    > After a few seconds, a list of programs comes up. Click on Windows Mail.
    > If it doesn't respond with "This program has all its defaults" then fix it
    > by
    > clicking on the option indicated by the first green arrow.
    >
    > Repeat the above for Internet Explorer.
    >
    > --
    > Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (WLMail)
    >
    >
    > "Alex McFarlane" <alex@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:08BCE74B-B1A0-46E5-9C50-3F5BBEFD4615@xxxxxx

    >> Dear All,
    >> I use windows mail on my Vista laptop. Demon mail software does not work.
    >> Whenever I follow a link to a website on an incoming mail, before the
    >> browser has had time to open an error message pops up to say that the
    >> webpage is not available. Then after a couple of seconds the browser
    >> opens and displays the web page. The error message is linked to win mail,
    >> and closes when win mail closes.
    >>
    >> Anybody got any bright ideas on how to stop this?
    >>
    >> Do tell?
    >>
    >> Regards
    >> Alex McF
    >
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Gary VanderMolen Guest

    Re: error message keeps popping up

    The only remaining suggestion I have is for you to upgrade to
    Windows Live Mail:
    http://get.live.com/wlmail/overview

    --
    Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (WLMail)


    "Alex McFarlane" <alex@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:8B4D0611-AB24-4211-AE47-136330FFBA82@xxxxxx

    > Thank you for this.
    > Unfortunately when I treid this the problem remained.
    > Do you have any other bright ideas?
    > Regards
    > A McF
    >
    >
    > "Gary VanderMolen" <gary@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:OfGVuHsXIHA.1132@xxxxxx

    >> Ensure that Windows Mail has all its defaults:
    >> Open the Default Programs applet, which you can access either from
    >> the Start menu or via the Control Panel, then click the first item:
    >> "Set your default programs."
    >> After a few seconds, a list of programs comes up. Click on Windows Mail.
    >> If it doesn't respond with "This program has all its defaults" then fix it by
    >> clicking on the option indicated by the first green arrow.
    >>
    >> Repeat the above for Internet Explorer.
    >>
    >> --
    >> Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (WLMail)
    >>
    >>
    >> "Alex McFarlane" <alex@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:08BCE74B-B1A0-46E5-9C50-3F5BBEFD4615@xxxxxx

    >>> Dear All,
    >>> I use windows mail on my Vista laptop. Demon mail software does not work.
    >>> Whenever I follow a link to a website on an incoming mail, before the browser has had time to open an error message pops up to
    >>> say that the webpage is not available. Then after a couple of seconds the browser opens and displays the web page. The error
    >>> message is linked to win mail, and closes when win mail closes.
    >>>
    >>> Anybody got any bright ideas on how to stop this?
    >>>
    >>> Do tell?
    >>>
    >>> Regards
    >>> Alex McF
    >>
    >>
    >


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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