Re: mailto from Protected Mode: Off to Protected Mode: On

Posted: 04-18-2007, 03:01 PM
(cross-post added to Vista Mail)
"Eric" <Eric@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news1AEFAA1-F70B-4B41-8E5A-69980D78733B@microsoft.com...
> "Robert Aldwinckle" wrote:
>
>> "Eric" <Eric@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:35C82D08-7E80-4AF1-B2E6-55BFF8BD8BAF@microsoft.com...
>> > An association does exist otherwise I'd be getting the problem where 50
>> > windows open and the mail client never comes up.
>>
>>
>> This doesn't answer my question. ; ]
>
> Oh all right...the FileType search for "mail" brought back all this:

Oops. Sorry. I had no idea it would return all that.
Perhaps we should just be looking at a find for "mailto" then? ; )

BTW what would be the significance of the 8.3 path name?
Surely OUTLOOK.EXE is not a 16-bit program? <eg>

> mailto="C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~3\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE" -c IPM.Note /m "%1"
> Outlook.URL.mailto="C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~3\Office12\ OUTLOOK.EXE" -c IPM.Note /m "%1"
> WindowsMail.Url.Mailto="%ProgramFiles%\Windows Mail\WinMail.exe" /mailurl:"%1"
>> > Opening mailto: from Run is fine and opening mailto: when on a site with
>> > Protected Mode: On is fine. The problem is that Trusted Sites have Protected
>> > Mode: Off and Vista is treating mailto: as being part of the Internet Zone
>> > which has Protected Mode: On. So when you click on a mailto that exists on a
>> > site in your Trusted Sites list, a new browser opens with Protected Mode: On
>>
>>
>> That's what doesn't make any sense to me and why I suggested you find
>> out what the mailto Filetype open action is set to.
>>
>> FWIW here it is for XP:
>>
>> <cmd_output>
>> E:\>ftype | find /i "mail"
>> mailto="%ProgramFiles%\Outlook Express\msimn.exe" /mailurl:%1
>> Microsoft Internet Mail Message="%ProgramFiles%\Outlook Express\msimn.exe" /eml:%1
>> </cmd_output>
>>
>>
>> Hence there would be no reason for "a new browser" to open at all...
>
> Exactly! I believe it's a bug.
>
>> What happens if you replace your (assumed) association
>> with Outlook for the default association with Windows Mail?
>> Perhaps your Outlook(?) association is the cause of your symptom?
>
> I've got to head to a meeting so I'll try this in just a little while.

Good. Cross-post added to Vista Mail to see if your symptom
is understood by anybody else who is seeing it.


Good luck

Robert
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Re: mailto from Protected Mode: Off to Protected Mode: On
Posted: 04-23-2007, 02:44 PM
> BTW what would be the significance of the 8.3 path name?
> Surely OUTLOOK.EXE is not a 16-bit program? <eg>
Probably just something stupid with Vista.
> >> What happens if you replace your (assumed) association
> >> with Outlook for the default association with Windows Mail?
> >> Perhaps your Outlook(?) association is the cause of your symptom?
> >
I switched the association to Windows Mail and experienced the same problem.

It's gotta be a bug in the Protected Mode feature.
Eric
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Re: mailto from Protected Mode: Off to Protected Mode: On
Posted: 04-24-2007, 03:16 PM
Since the important parts of this thread aren't displayed here in vista.mail,
please follow the link to see what the problem is all about.

http://www.microsoft.com/communities...6-50dbf7ade583

"Eric" wrote:
> > BTW what would be the significance of the 8.3 path name?
> > Surely OUTLOOK.EXE is not a 16-bit program? <eg>
>
> Probably just something stupid with Vista.
>
> > >> What happens if you replace your (assumed) association
> > >> with Outlook for the default association with Windows Mail?
> > >> Perhaps your Outlook(?) association is the cause of your symptom?
> > >
>
> I switched the association to Windows Mail and experienced the same problem.
>
> It's gotta be a bug in the Protected Mode feature.
Stefan
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Re: mailto from Protected Mode: Off to Protected Mode: On
Posted: 09-13-2007, 07:44 PM
Hi Eric

I have the same problem with the IE7 and Vista.

Do you have already a solution for this problem?


Thanks



"Eric" wrote:
> Since the important parts of this thread aren't displayed here in vista.mail,
> please follow the link to see what the problem is all about.
>
> http://www.microsoft.com/communities...6-50dbf7ade583
>
> "Eric" wrote:
>
> > > BTW what would be the significance of the 8.3 path name?
> > > Surely OUTLOOK.EXE is not a 16-bit program? <eg>
> >
> > Probably just something stupid with Vista.
> >
> > > >> What happens if you replace your (assumed) association
> > > >> with Outlook for the default association with Windows Mail?
> > > >> Perhaps your Outlook(?) association is the cause of your symptom?
> > > >
> >
> > I switched the association to Windows Mail and experienced the same problem.
> >
> > It's gotta be a bug in the Protected Mode feature.
Eric
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Re: mailto from Protected Mode: Off to Protected Mode: On
Posted: 09-18-2007, 12:56 PM
I never was able to find a workaround for this problem.

"Stefan" wrote:
> Hi Eric
>
> I have the same problem with the IE7 and Vista.
>
> Do you have already a solution for this problem?
>
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
> "Eric" wrote:
>
> > Since the important parts of this thread aren't displayed here in vista.mail,
> > please follow the link to see what the problem is all about.
> >
> > http://www.microsoft.com/communities...6-50dbf7ade583
> >
> > "Eric" wrote:
> >
> > > > BTW what would be the significance of the 8.3 path name?
> > > > Surely OUTLOOK.EXE is not a 16-bit program? <eg>
> > >
> > > Probably just something stupid with Vista.
> > >
> > > > >> What happens if you replace your (assumed) association
> > > > >> with Outlook for the default association with Windows Mail?
> > > > >> Perhaps your Outlook(?) association is the cause of your symptom?
> > > > >
> > >
> > > I switched the association to Windows Mail and experienced the same problem.
> > >
> > > It's gotta be a bug in the Protected Mode feature.
 
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