Outlook Express error message

  Graham. 20:00 06 Dec 2007

Been having trouble with OE lately.

I scanned with AVG, which found two Trojans and deleted them.

Turned System Restore off and on again.

Reset Internet Explorer.

Now, when I click on an email link, I get:

'Could not perform this operation because the default mail client is not properly installed'.

When I open OE, I'm asked to make it default. Tried Yes and No.

Downloaded Thunderbird and set that as default, same message.

Anyone help, please?

  Technotiger 20:04 06 Dec 2007

Hi, try running Ccleaner click here first, then try OE again - might just be a bit left-over from Trojan or a glitch in the Registry.

  SANTOS7 20:06 06 Dec 2007

click here

this may help...

  VoG II 20:09 06 Dec 2007
  SANTOS7 20:12 06 Dec 2007

had this site in my favs for a long time VoG™ shame i keep forgetting about it, theres a wealth of good info....

  Graham. 20:21 06 Dec 2007

Thanks, tried that, Outlook Express is not listed.

  VoG II 21:30 06 Dec 2007

Perhaps a repair - click here which should repair OE as well as IE.

  Graham. 22:22 06 Dec 2007

Internet Explorer is not in Add/Remove.

  VoG II 22:32 06 Dec 2007

You need to read the section that deals with XP.

  Graham. 11:01 07 Dec 2007

That fix requires a CD. It can't find the file to install ie.inf on i386.

I'm doing a Ghost restore on that machine.

  Graham. 11:52 07 Dec 2007

I've turned off System Restore and now scanning with AVG again. It must have picked up a nasty infection.

Don't forget to back-up, guys and gals.

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