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Hyperlinks not working in Outlook Express
Have you noticed when you try and click on a hyperlink in an email in Outlook Express nothing happens. This could be a number of reasons:
Lets take each of these possible problems and see how we can possibly resolve the issue with links in emails not working.
The first thing to ask is have you recently installed new virus software or Popup blocker or Spam prevention software? If so has it started happening since installing this software. It could also be that there has been an update to the software which now disables links in Outlook Express.
To test this, temporarily disable your virus scan software and test the links again. If it does appear to be this then search the support site for the software you have installed. They should give you details on how to reactivate this option.
You don't have a default browser set
Generally people use Internet Explorer as their default browser, although others are freely available to download. Below are instructions on how to set Internet Explorer as your default browser:
1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
2. Double-click the Internet or Internet Options icon, and then click Programs.
3. Make sure that the Internet Explorer should check to see if it is the default check box is selected, click Apply, and then click OK.
4. Open Internet Explorer, and then click Yes when you receive the following prompt: