Fix the issue when Microsoft® Outlook 2007 Hyperlinks are not working
What are hyperlinks and its benefits? What are the guidelines to resolve the issue when Microsoft Outlook 2007 Hyperlinks are not working?
The hyperlinks can be considered as a reference to another page or document from current page. The hyperlinks would be a word, a group of words, an image or a website URL. The user can click on hyperlink and the action will open a new page or document provided at hyperlink option. Thus the hyperlinks will provide a navigation based user interface to people. The hyperlink is Component Object Model or COM provided by the system upon which the option is implemented. The user can thus directly follow hyperlink to reach the target folder mentioned at hyperlink option. The user's difficulty in finding the target documents or pages can be reduced with help of the hyperlinks. Hyperlink has various versions and the option is also useful in different technologies like HTML applications. Microsoft Outlook applications also consist of hyperlinks in their e-mail messages.
Discussed below are the causes and ways to fix the issue of hyperlinks not working in Microsoft Outlook 2007:
- Causes of the issue
- Choose a default browser for the system
- Correct format to add hyperlinks
Causes of the issue
Hyperlinks in Microsoft Outlook 2007 not working issue may be caused due to upgrade process done over the default browser for opening hyperlink. User should select a default browser for webpages to be opened on the system automatically from any other applications. The lack of default browser option also results in hyperlinks not working issue. The correct format for hyperlinks should be followed while creating hyperlinks on Microsoft Outlook e-mails. Else hyperlinks act as simple text documents.
Choose a default browser for the system
Open the browser window that user wants to set as default browser on the system. Then select 'Tools' option from top and choose 'Internet options'. In Internet options window select 'Programs' tab. There the user can set browser as default browser on the system. Also re-register DLL files for the browser at Run command option with help of a technician if hyperlink is not working yet.
The user can add hyperlink to Microsoft Outlook e-mail message by following the steps below. The correct formatted hyperlinks will work on Microsoft Outlook 2007 with out any issues. User can add hyperlinks for e-mail addresses or website addresses simply by typing the text and then press 'Enter' or 'Space' key. For choosing any image or text as hyperlink in Microsoft Outlook application, select the content and click on 'Insert' option. Then select hyperlink from the links option. The user should then select target address for hyperlink. Thus the correctly formatted hyperlinks in Microsoft Outlook application will work perfectly.
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