Default mail client

Discussion in 'Help Desk' started by troland, May 17, 2013.

  1. troland

    troland New Email

    May 17, 2013
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    I have been using Micorsoft Outlook for years. For the past two days anytime I try to open any PDF file this message pops up:
    Either there is no default mail client or the current mail client cannot fulfill messaging request. Please fun Microsoft Outlook and set it as the default mail client.

    How do I fix this? Nothing has been done to change anyting on my email that I know of and I don't understand how this happened. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  2. foggy

    foggy Valued Member

    Oct 23, 2010
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    Hi, Troland

    FWIW, I'm not very knowledgeable about computers, so I have no idea why you would even get that message when trying to open a .pdf file ! But since it's telling you to make Outlook the default client, start there. In Outlook (I have 2007 and am going by that) go to Tools > Options > Other > General (at the top of that page) and see if "Make Outlook the default program for email...." is checked.

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