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Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by pascal, Oct 29, 2006.

  1. pascal

    pascal

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    Hello,
    I was running IE7 & Outlook Express. I installed Firefox and when a link in an email (in Outlook) was clicked, Mozilla pops open and displays the page. Deleted Firefox and now the link in the mail does nothing. Please help.
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  2. SomeGuyInAHat

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    Start -> Control Panel -> Internet Options -> Programs tab -> Select Outlook Express for email -> Press OK.
     

  3. pascal

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    Hello SomeGuyInAHat,
    Actually following your instructions I found that Outlook Express was already chosen, BUT I did find that somehow IE was not my default browser. When I set it as so, the problem disappeared. Problem solved. Thank you thank you thank you!! !! !! !!
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  4. NetNinja

    NetNinja Always Faithful

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    Please do yourself and the Internet world a favor and stop using Outlook Express.

    There is a sticky at the top of this forum that informs the Glocktalk members how to protect thier machines from spyware and there is a post by me to use alternative email clients.
     
  5. Washington D.C.

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  6. pascal

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    Howdy,
    I am using Firefox and Thunderbird on my 2nd computer. It updated to Firefox 2.0 and I initially don't like it as much as IE7. I have a bunch of old email stored as zip in dbx format from OE and I'm worried about them being unuseable if I switch to Thunderbird on my main box. I will read about the security issues though thanks for pointer.
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  7. Washington D.C.

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    I've never tried IE7.I do prefer Mozilla SeaMonkey over Firefox.If you don't care for Firefox,SeaMonkey is old Mozilla updated with the latest security updates.

    http://filehippo.com/download_seamonkey/
     
  8. pascal

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    I will try it although I'm beginning to like IE7. Just gets confusing between new window opening in new or new tabs. Thanks WDC.
    pascal