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OLEXP: Hyperlink with an Exclamation Point (!) in the Address Does Not Start Your Web Browser Program
Article ID: 249613 - View products that this article applies to.
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For information about the differences between Microsoft Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook e-mail clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/257824/EN-US/ )OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
After you click a hyperlink that is embedded in an Outlook Express e-mail, the Universal Resource Locator (URL) may not start your Web browser program. Also, only a portion of the URL may be underlined in the e-mail message.
This problem may occur if an exclamation point (!) is used in the URL address.
To work around this problem, copy and paste the URL in the address bar of your Web browser program:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
Article ID: 249613 - Last Review: January 27, 2007 - Revision: 3.1