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Windows 7: URL Links Fail only from Livemail & MS-Word

23 Dec 2010   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Hi, dickdell, welcome to the Seven Forums!

I've run into the issue when links in emails would not start. I fixed it by editing my registry, specifically the "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\https\shell\open\ddeexec" and the "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\http\shell\open\ddeexec" keys.

Deleting those keys and rebooting fixed the issue.

I hope this helps.

As an aside, please don't mess with your registry unless you first back it up.

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