Article ID: 821692 - View products that this article applies to.
When you click a Web link in an e-mail message in Outlook 2003, the Web site opens in a browser window and the Locate Link Browser dialog box appears.
This problem occurs on a Microsoft Windows 2000-based computer that has a third-party browser that does not support Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE), such as Netscape Navigator and Mozilla.
To resolve this problem change the registered file type for the URL:HyperText Transfer Protocol file type to use Internet Explorer. To do this, follow these steps:
The Locate Link Browser dialog box appears when a Microsoft Internet browser returns an error value after it is started by Outlook 2003. Netscape 6.2 returns an error value when it is started from an embedded Web link in an e-mail message.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.
Article ID: 821692 - Last Review: June 22, 2007 - Revision: 5.2