User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040913 Firefox/0.10 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040913 Firefox/0.10 After setting Firefox as the default browser, when I click on an underlined link in an Outlook Express message (OE is the mail program I use), nothing happens. If I open Internet Explorer and set it back as the default browser, and close it, the links work just fine -- but in Internet Explorer, of course, which is what I'm trying to get away from. Now, when I set Firefox as the default browser, the URL filetype was still set to open with IE; I changed it to Firefox, and the links still didn't work with Firefox as the default browser. So what I have done is set IE as the default browser but I use Firefox for everything beside email links. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Default browser: Internet Explorer 6; mail client, Outlook Express 6. 2. Install Firefox 1.0PR. 3. In an email message that has an uderlined link with a URL, click on it. (Nothing happened.) 4. In Windows Explorer, changed the URL filetype to open with Firefox. Went back to message, clicked on link. Again, nothing happened. Actual Results: After step 3, nothing happened. Opened IE and reset it to the default browser, and link functioned properly. Expected Results: After setting Firefox as the default browser, a link in an OE message should open the link in Firefox.
Also with Win2K and Outlook V18.104.22.16827
I too have this problem. I cannot get either OE to open links in Firefox, nor can I get Thunderbird to open links in Firefox. I have read about this in help, changed the settings in tabbed browsing, to no avil. I have to cut and paste or select IE as default.
I'm having the same problem with Outlook. One of the fields in the Outlook contact card is the firm's url. Clicking on that starts IE and we have security set to High on IE on our network and consequently much of that company's web page is unavailable to me. If I go to that page using FF it works OK. I haven't been able to find any setting in Outlook that will start FF when clicking on a link on the card, on an appointment, on a journal entry, or in a message. It looks to me as though these two applications are simply not compatible insofar as integrating with url's is concerned. To Firefox: I am typing in this box but do not see a send button, only a Commit button. I'm assuming that means 'Comment' or 'submit the comment'?? Anyway I'll click it to submit this. (Sure hope it doesn't light up IE!)
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
*** Bug 350484 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Reopening based on dupe
Status: RESOLVED → UNCONFIRMED
Resolution: EXPIRED → ---
This WFM using Firefox 22.214.171.124 and Outlook Express 6.00.2900.2180 on Windows XP SP 2. Can either the reporter or anyone else who's seen this reproduce it using Firefox 126.96.36.199 or later?
Whiteboard: CLOSEME - 05/06
Closing as WFM based on comment 8 and the lack of updates.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago → 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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