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Why links Stop Working With Windows® Live Mail?

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How to fix issues with working of links with Windows Live Mail?

Windows Live Mail is the widely used e-mail program. You could install it separately. Microsoft Windows 7 OS is shipped with Windows Live Mail. You could organize the personal life very easily. Various e-mail services like Gmail, Yahoo etc could also be used. You would be able to add many e-mail accounts very easily. There are various reasons for not opening of links present in the messages. It would happen if the phishing filter treats that message as phishing. If the Windows Live Mail program is corrupted, that would also lead to not opening of links. Sometimes Antivirus interference would also block links.

Tips to fix issues with the working of links with Windows Live Mail:

  • Try to Unblock the Program
  • Make Internet Explorer as Default
  • Other Tips

Try to Unblock the Program
It is seen that, when Windows Live Mail treat any e-mail as phishing, it would block all the access to links which are present in that mail. As a result, you would not be able to open links that are present in the mail. You would then try to open the mail and go to information bar. You would then click the option called unblock. You need to do this only if you believe that e-mail is not phishing.

Make Internet Explorer as Default
You need to set Internet Explorer as default browser. You would click Control Panel. From that, you would click Internet Options. If you do not see that option first, you would click Network and Internet Connections. You would then select Programs tab. Then you need to check the option called” Internet Explorer should check to see whether it is the default browser”. You would then click ‘OK’ and then close Internet Explorer.When you reopen browser; it would ask you to make Internet Explorer as default. You would then click ‘yes’. After that, try to open links. It would solve the issue.

Other Tips
You should make sure that Windows Live Mail is working properly. There are chances that registry entries of the program might be corrupted. It would cause the malfunctioning of browser and you could not see links. You would restart the Windows Live Mail and check for working. There are chances that some types of Antivirus programs would cause problem in opening links in messages.You should try to uninstall that and use the most compatible security software. You should try to remove virus threats from the system. If you have upgraded Windows Mail to Windows Live Mail, you should try to check whether the system satisfy the entire requirement.

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