How to Fix: Unable to Open Hyperlinks in outlook 2007
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is an e-mail client which many tasks for you just as your personal information manager. Using Microsoft Outlook 2007, you can manage your contacts, tasks, calendars and can even compose and receive mails. You can work on your mails even when you are offline as it automatically synchronizes the work when you go online. But to compose a mail it is necessary that you get online. You can even use hyperlinks in Microsoft Outlook so that you can directly get connected to the Internet while going through your mails. But in some cases, you may find that you are unable to get connected to web through hyperlinks. The main reasons could be the presence of corrupted HTML files in registry when you installed any particular browser or may be due the improper setting of default browser in the programs list.
Following are the information on fixing the failure of hyperlinks to open in Microsoft Outlook 2007:
- Set default browser
- Fix Registry files
- Avoid the issue
Set Default Browser
You can fix the issue by setting Internet Explorer as default browser for opening the hyperlinks. For that, you need to select 'All Programs' option of 'Control Panel' from 'Start' menu. Then, under 'Default Programs' in the programs list you need to select 'Set your default programs' option. Next, you need to highlight 'Internet Explorer' and then click on 'Set this program as default' followed by clicking on 'OK' and this way the process will be finished.
Fix Registry Files
In order to fix the issue due to registry file error, you need to replace the corrupted registry file that supports the HTML. Initially, you must completely remove the corrupted registry files prior to installing the new one since the corrupted file will not be overwritten and as a result the corrupt file will cause issue to the system. This way, by replacing the error file, the issue can be fixed.
Avoid the Issue
In order to avoid the issue, you need to make sure to download only genuine versions of browsers as the fake browser end up in creating issues. Set a genuine browser as the default program to access the hyperlinks in Microsoft Outlook 2007 and this way you can go ahead with the task.
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