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"E mail link" opens OE (my default) but does not create message.

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It fails whether I r-click on the screen or click on File>email link. I've checked FF Tools > Options > Applications, and Outlook Express is my default mail handler.

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  • Shockwave Flash 11.5 r502
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  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • VLC media player Web Plugin 2.0.2
  • Shockwave Flash 11.4 r402
  • A plugin to detect whether the Adobe Application Manager is installed on this machine.
  • Google Update
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.4
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version
  • GEPlugin
  • Google Updater pluginhttp://pack.google.com/
  • Logitech Device Detection
  • IE Tab Plug-in for Mozilla/Firefox
  • npdivxplayerplugin
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • DRM Netscape Network Object
  • Npdsplay dll
  • DRM Store Netscape Plugin
  • Ask Toolbar Plugin Stub for 32-bit Windows
  • Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:17.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/17.0

More Information

I tried changing the default email program to Yahoo, trying email link, and then going back to OE. It failed to open msgs in both email handlers.