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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you use Microsoft Outlook to view message attachments in Citrix Metaframe as a published program, you may receive the following error message when you open the .htm or .html attachment:
Microsoft Internet Explorer opens to the default home page.
The system cannot find the file specified.
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
By default, both .htm and .html file types are configured with the old Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) style. This style passes window messages to the Internet Explorer that points to a FILE:// URL, suppresses the startup logo, and forces a new window to be used.
You cannot change the file-type association on a Terminal Server computer that is running in program server mode or in application server mode by using the GUI in Internet Explorer.
You must use Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe) to change the way .htm and .html files are handled. To do this:
Article ID: 290751 - Last Review: January 31, 2007 - Revision: 3.3