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Word 97: Send To Email Recipient, Win 2000 w/ Groupwise 5

Question: Word 97: Send To Email Recipient, Win 2000 w/ Groupwise 5

I want to send a Word97 document via Groupwise5 (in Word File, send to, recipient) and it won't let me. I keep getting an error "The form required to view this message cannot be displayed. Contact your administrator." I click on OK and then I get: "Word couldn't send mail because of MAPI failure: Unspecified error."

I think we used to be able to do this when we ran Word97 on Windows 95, but since we upgraded to Win 2K we can't seem to get the send to function to work properly. Our tech support people say "As of right now we can't do this on the Win 2000 computers. It has to do with the Mapi spooler. You will just need to attach the document in Groupwise."

Does this sound right to you? Will this problem be resolved once we upgrade to Office 2K?

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Answer: Word 97: Send To Email Recipient, Win 2000 w/ Groupwise 5

I may be barking up the wrong tree here, but I think this is to do with Microsoft's latest attempts to protect us all from virus attacks.

In Windows 2000 (and Outlook 2000 with SP2) the approach taken is a 'total clampdown' on attachments which has a number of unwanted side affects. One of these side affects is to disable the ability to Send To another mail recipient from within your applications.

If this is the problem, then upgrading to office 2000 will not solve the problem and I'm not sure what will. I have seen people with fixes for NT when Office 2000 SP2 had been installed, but not for Win 2000.

If nothing else, I hope this provdes some clarification.

Good luck.

Michael Gurner
Brainbench MVP for MS Excel

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Just installed MS XP Home replacing 98SE. Re-installed MS Word 2000. Previously I could send a Word doc as an email attachment. After installing XP and re-installing Word 2000 I can only send a doc as email not as an attachment. I've gone to Tools, Options, General and made sure the Attachment box is checked. I've done the Help and Repair. Must I uninstall and reinstall Word or is there something I'm missing? Many thanks. oldltc

Answer:MS Word 2000 can't send docs as email

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We have Exchange 2007, and I want to be able to have a message sent to our users anytime someone tries to email them with a message that exceeds are message size restrictions. The sender gets a message bounced to them, but the recipient never gets a message and thus they have no idea if someone is trying to email them or not.

I've searched Google and come up blank, also the Exchange help guide is of no help. Anything would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:How to send email to recipient when email is bounced back to sender.

Not sure that you can do that, but if you figure something out post it up here. im interested in finding out if you're able to do that.

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I have encountered something like this problem before and finally got fixed, but this one has me stumped and I need some help.

This is a dell optiplex running Windows XP Pro in a business environment. One of the applications is used to generate bookeeping reports, which then can be dealt with in a variety of ways, one of which is to ship them out to a recipient via email. That function did work, but doesn't now, and here is the behaviour:
- When you hit the 'sent-to email recipient' function, it does successfully invoke Outlook Express [which is what the person uses]
- and the little freshly-minted message box pops up.
- but any move you make to put an address in the To: field fails. you get the Windows audible "goof" alert, but the little OE window is essentially a zombie
- you can't close it peacefully... can't close the bookeeping app, can't close the OE window. have to kill them with Task Manager and at least once even that didn't help, the machine would not restart or shutdown. Had to pull power

And disappointingly, windows is not generating an Event for these instances. nothing in the log related to the issue whatsoever.

There are lots of notes laying around the nerdsphere about the entire invocation process failing.... in other words, the application loses its relationship to the default Mail package, as though it had never been setup. but that is not the case here - its picking the right package, but th... Read more

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I am currently helping someone restore their computer after a hard drive failure, but after office 97 was reinstalled there is no send to mail recipient present in word. This feature is present within the context menus in my computer (and was present before the reinstall).
I’ve checked that IE and Outlook Express are the mail and internet clients I considered reinstalling outlook but it bundled with IE6 and the machine is running IE8 and I could not uninstall it (if I had the time I possible could have)
The individual writes many letters and correspondence in word this I an important and convenient tool for them.
Any help will be appreciated by all.
XP service pack 2
Office 97
Internet Explorer 8
Outlook expresses 6

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Hi. I sent a Rich Text Format E-mail from MS Outlook 2000 and it was received as a .dat file. The body of the e-mail contained text plus a table of numbers I cut and pasted from MS Excel. Does anybody there know what happened?

Answer:Outlook 2000: Send as Rich Text, Recipient gets DAT file

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Help please, I have changed from OE to Windows live mail due to the Hotmail A/C and since then cannot send a document from Word 2003 to a mail recipient as it is greyed out. I am having to send as an attachment which is no good as it can be edited. It was working correctly prior to this change but don't know if there is a connection to the problem.

Answer:Send to mail recipient greyed out Word 2003

click here is the Microsoft page for this problem in Office 2007 - it might work for you in Word 2003.

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I like to send attachments by selecting the actual file then right click on it the select "send to" then "Mail recipient" then it usually opens a compose window and I just have to select the recipient and send it. I can do this on 3 out of 4 of my PCs and I dont know why the 4th one wont do this. I am running XP sp2 and in in IE under tool>programs I have outlook express selected. Although I use the Outlook version of incredimail but this is what I use on one of my other PCs and do not have any issues. On this one PC it will let me go thru the motions of selecting everything but the compose window never opens but if I open Incredimail Outlook and insert the file it will work fine. I want to know if there is anything I am missing to get this to work correctly. It wont send any type of file

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I found this code in this forum.
i want to add recipient as CC or BCC. What is the correct code for that?
Thanks in advance!

Public Sub email()

Dim SubJ, Recip As String

SubJ = "Enter your suject"
Recip = "[email protected]"

ThisWorkbook.SendMail Recip, SubJ

msgbox "Email Sent"

End Sub


Answer:Send excel sheet ( email) through macro with recipient and cc

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Friend with a problem: Whenever using Word, Excel or Adobe, and using the option to send the file as attachment, the attachment sends correctly, but any text written into the message does not display, nor does a copy of the email go to the MS Outlook "sent items".

Sorry if this seems vague, but it's all I have. When sending attachments from MS Outlook, every thing is fine. It's just when using the 'send to' option from other programs.

Anyone ever seen this?

Thanks in advance.


Answer:Excel, Word, Adobe 'send to mail recipient' option

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I run Windows XP Pro. When I right click on a file in My Documents and select Send To>Mail Recipient, it open Windows Live Mail instead of using Outlook. I want it to use Outlook and thought I have all the settings right, ie in Internet Options. Can someone please help?

Answer:Solved: Send to Mail Recipient uses wrong email client

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I wrote several documents using Word. I tried to send them to someone. They were unable to receive documents using the Word program. Is there a way I can still send them my documents without having to send them in the mail? Scanning the documents then sending them from "My Pictures" will take a long time because the two documents are numerous pages long. I do not quite understand copying and pasteing or even adding something as an attachment. Would anything like that work? Thank you very much. Mia

Answer:Ho to send word documents if the recipient's computer will not accept word documents.

Re: Ho to send word documents if the recipient's computer will not accept word docume

You could utilize Wordpad to write the document and send that or NotePad for that matter. $.02

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Thanks for your help - I've tried the usual settings and searched everywhere but can't find an answer to this question. Maybe I need to go into the registry?

Windows Home Premium, SP1.

I use Thunderbird as my default email client. Somehow, the default setting in Vista got changed - now when I right-click on a file and choose Send to-->Email recipient, I get an Outlook 2003 compose window, instead of a Thunderbird compose window. This drives me crazy. The computer behaves correctly (goes to Thunderbird) when I click on a "mailto:" hyperlink, however.

I've tried:
1. changing the settings in the Control Panel-->Default Programs window. There are 3 windows I've tried here with no luck.
a. "Set your default programs": I've checked to ensure that Thunderbird has all its defaults and Windows Mail and Outlook 2003 have none. I've also gone into each of these programs to make sure they're not stealing their defaults back.
b. I've gone into "Set Program Access and Defaults". In the Microsoft Windows section, Windows Mail is indicated as the default client, however there is no option to change it. In the Non-Microsoft section, the options set are "Use my current email program" and "Remove Access: Windows Mail". In this window, I am able to change the broswer, media player and Java settings, but it's not letting me change the email settings.
c. In the Custom window, under the setting Choose my defa... Read more

Answer:Right-click-->"send to email recipient" opens wrong client compose window--is there a registry value?

Did you try setting the default action under 'Control Panel', "Programs", "Default Programs" ... I can't remember exactly the sequence for Vista, but that should be right.

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I was trying to configure Word 2000 to send email, but I can't seem to find the means to configure the bloody thing. I have tried help files, but wasn't much help.

Anybody plz?


Answer:Microsoft Word 2000 aka MS Word 2000 - Sending Email - Need Help Configuring

Word itself does not send (or receive) e-mail messages. You may configure Word to be your e-mail editor, but it still requires an e-mail program (such as MS Outlook) to send messages.

You can send e-mails from within Word by using File, Send To, Mail Recipient (or Mail Recipient as Attachment), but this still uses Outlook to do the sending and receiving.


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I have a word document that includes a form the user must fill in. I want to create a button that will do all of the following:
1. Update all fields
2. Attach the updated word document to an email
3. Enter an address I have stored in the macro into the To field of the email.

I have one module which does the first part:
Sub CommandButton1_Click()
Dim oStory As Range
For Each oStory In ActiveDocument.StoryRanges
If oStory.StoryType <> wdMainTextStory Then
While Not (oStory.NextStoryRange Is Nothing)
Set oStory = oStory.NextStoryRange
End If
Next oStory
Set oStory = Nothing
End Sub

I found that if I add this to the before End Sub it attaches the updated Word document to an email:
Application.Options.SendMailAttach = True 'Or False

However, I can't figure out how have it put a specific address into the To field of the document.

So I tried another tact. I have the email address as a hyperlink in the document, and set a bookmark at the hyperlink. Then I created a module that will go to the bookmark and open the hyperlink. However, this will not add the document as an attachment:

Sub Open_Hyperlink()
Selection.GoTo What:=wdGoToBookmark, Name:="hyperlink"
With ActiveDocument.Bookmarks
.DefaultSorting = wdSortByName
.ShowHidden = False
End With

Selection.Range.Hyperlinks(1).Follow NewWindow:=False, AddHistory:=True
End Sub

So then I found this bit of coding on the web, and tried imp... Read more

Answer:Word Macro to attach doc to email, then send address email

I found a solution, but I think it is a bit bulky. It seems to work but I'd love to know if there is a simpler solution:
Sub CommandButton1_Click()
Dim oStory As Range
For Each oStory In ActiveDocument.StoryRanges
If oStory.StoryType <> wdMainTextStory Then
While Not (oStory.NextStoryRange Is Nothing)
Set oStory = oStory.NextStoryRange
End If
Next oStory
Set oStory = Nothing


MsgBox "Thank you. Your order has been sent", vbOKOnly, "Thank you. Your order has been sent"
Dim bStarted As Boolean
Dim oOutlookApp As Outlook.Application
Dim oItem As Outlook.MailItem
On Error Resume Next
If Len(ActiveDocument.Path) = 0 Then 'Document has not been saved
ActiveDocument.Save 'so save it
End If
Set oOutlookApp = GetObject(, "Outlook.Application")
If Err <> 0 Then 'Outlook isn't running
Set oOutlookApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")
bStarted = True
End If

Set oItem = oOutlookApp.CreateItem(olMailItem)
With oItem
.To = "[email protected]"
.Subject = "Promo Order" '
.Body = "Thank you for your order"
.Attachments.Add Source:=ActiveDocument.FullName, Type:=olByValue

End With
If bStarted Then 'If the macro started Outlook, stop it again.
End If
Set oItem = Nothing
Set oOutlookApp = Nothing
End Sub

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One of our customers has a problem when trying to use this method.

When he right clicks a document (whether it's .pdf, .doc etc etc) and clicks "Send to", and then clicks "Send to mail...", the only thing that happens is that a empty dialog box appears, with the title "Error", and a confirmation box that says "OK".

When he then clicks "OK", nothing happens.

I played around a bit with default programs and associations, and ended up with removing the "Send to mail..." option completely.

I have tried to right click --> send to --> send to mail on my own computer, and it works flawlessly.

The user is running Windows 7 pro on a Dell Latitude E4300.
The default mail program is Lotus Notes v. 8.5, but Outlook is also installed and is associated with all e-mail options except the "mailto:" protocol and the ".mapimail" filetype. These two are associated with Lotus Notes.

The user wants to be able to send documents by using this method, and use it so Lotus Notes is the mail-program used for right click --> Send to --> Send to mail... option.

Is there any ideas around this problem? Please do not hesitate to ask about more info...


Answer:Right click --> Send to --> Send to mail recipient

Cant help but subscribing to this thread as i cant send jpegs using this method at work, even though every thing else works ok.

Good luck.

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Recently upgraded my other computer operating Win 98 from Office 97 to 2000.
All is finally well with the settings after seemingly endless tweaks and changes except for one nagging problem.If I use Word as the email editor in Outlook (html), the "text" portion only of the email (not subject box-it is black text) is sent and arrives in a very light lime green color! You can barely read it.If I remove Word as the editor, then the text is in black--nice and clear.
I have spent hours playing with the settings in Word changing between automatic and black.I have checked and rechecked the Outlook settings.I can't shake this light lime green text with Word as the editor and I want Word as the editor--very frustrating..And something else important and related....
When you use Outlook to fax,(Symantec Fax Starter), the text arrives on all fax machines, but it is very "faint", however the subject and cover sheet are dark normal text, which makes me think it is being transmitted as light lime green, but showing up faint black as fax machines have only black shades.
Is there a setting somewhere in Windows that is impacting on Word? I've buzzed around the control panel and no success. I don't know why I can't pinpoint this--probably too easy and right there staring at!

Answer:Word 2000 as email editor Outlook 2000 causing text headache

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Ever since upgrading to Win2K, I can no longer right click a file and choose Send to I get an "Attachment Failed" error. Also, when trying to send a Link or Page from within IE 5.5 it will bring up an outlook e-mail but when you hit send the error indicates an unknown error has occurred and it won't send the e-mail. Any ideas?

Answer:Groupwise/Win2K/Can't Send to


Try going into Add/Remove programs, and run a repair of IE + OE.

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I have Outlook Express selected as my default email and when I select a file to be emailed Outlook Express comes up the first time. After that Outlook 2000 will come up every time. Is there any way that I can get Outlook Express to come up every time? Does anyone have any advice?

Thanks, all.

Answer:Send email w/OE with Outlook 2000 installed

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Hello Everyone,
I have a problem that seems to have come up over the last few days. When I attempt to send a Word 2000 document as an attachment there seems to be a problem. While the Outlook compose screen comes up and everything looks fine my SEND button is dead and I can't actually send the email. Any ideas?


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If I open a doc and then press the "logo" jigger in the LH corner to open the menu, then send, email. Word freezes up and Outlook never opens. If I try to close Word I get error as attached. (Capture.png)

If I reboot when Word is forced to close, Outlook momentarily opens before shutdown.

If I ctl-alt-delete to open task manager and force Word to Close I get error as attached. (Capture.png)

If I try to send as PDF I get error as attached. (Capture2.png)

Any ideas?

Running Office 2007 Pro/W7 Pro x64

Answer:Cant send email from Word

Hello there richdave,

I'm curious....

*Have you a system restore point to a date prior to this happening?

*Have you tried Diagnose & Repair Office Problems?
Word > Office Button > Word Options > Resources > Run MS Office Diagnostics.

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When I start in Word or Excel (office xp pro) and hit
file, send to, send as an attachment the word email
editor will pop up with the word document as an
attachment (as it should). I then put the address I want
to send it to and hit the send button. The send button
greys while the mouse button is pushed (as it should) but
the message stays there. It does not send. I can hit the
button 7 million times and the email and attachment just
sit there.

Does anyone have any idea what may cause this?

Side notes: It doesn't mater if outlook is open or closed same effect either way. I can send attachment directly from outlook.
OS Win XP Pro. Network 2000 Server with 2000 exchange.
Newest Service Packs on all software from server to local
machine including office.

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I have a user form that will be filled out and sent back to would I create a button on that form that will

1. rename the doc
2. save it and attach as email to OutlookApplication and send to me?

Answer:Send Word Doc as Email Attachment

What is the form created in? Is it a form in a Word document?

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have installed microsoft works as ,vista as you know gives you nowt free.
Trying to send a cv and most employers wont accept it in this format i have to change it to word doc 97-2000 why ?
I used to have this problem years ago with html docs
It seems odd that you have to revert back to something older all the time,
thankyou in anticipation,

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T8100 @ 2.10GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 6
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3069 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 305242 MB, Free - 239271 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, Satellite A300, Not Applicable , 48326508W
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

Answer:running vista cant send my cv via word processor have to change to windows 97-2000

Hi, welcome to the board, and your question is ??????
I don't have MS Works myself but I'm sure there is an option to save it as a word document.
Microsoft has some tips etc, one link

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Word 2007 needs IMAP facility..thunderbird does not seem to support it or incredimail ..anyone know of a good email program that supports IMAP..or at lest office 2007

Answer:Cant send email in Word..IMAP missing..?

Mozilla Thunderbird supports IMAP, as do all major email applications (Outlook, Windows Live Mail, Eudora, Pegasus etc).


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I am a relative beginner who doesn't know much about operating systems. My computer is an HP presario and runs Windows XP. I have installed microsoft office 2003. I used to be able to send E-mails from there but now my send button is missing. Outlook won't allow me to send mail from anywhere else but Outlook itself and I can't even send a link from explorer. This is very annoying. I don't think I did anything to cause this but I could be wrong. HELP!!!

Answer:word 2003 Email send button

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I am using the following code to email word document (its actually a form) as attachment and to save it to my "P:/" drive. It seems working but the code will need to modify for the following reasons:
Once I am done filling out the form and hit the command button to run the macro? the document (form) actually sent to email and also saved to my "P:/" drive successfully but its over saved the master file. I need the form to be blank at all time.
Also, I want to have the files to be stamp with date and time (as a file name for the form) that going to be email and save to "p:/" drive.
I will appreciate any help. Thanks!!

The code I am using is:

Private Sub CommandButton1_Click()

Dim OL As Object

Dim EmailItem As Object

Dim Doc As Document

Application.ScreenUpdating = False

Set OL = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")

Set EmailItem = OL.CreateItem(olMailItem)

Set Doc = ActiveDocument


With EmailItem

.Subject = "Insert Subject Here"

.Body = "Insert message here" & vbCrLf & _

"Line 2" & vbCrLf & _

"Line 3"

.To = "[email protected]"

.Importance = olImportanceNormal 'Or olImprotanceHigh Or olImprotanceLow

.Attachments.Add Doc.FullName


End With

Application.ScreenUpdating = True

Set Doc = Nothing

Set OL = Nothing

Set EmailItem = Nothing

Flag = True

sPath = "P:\"

ActiveDocument.SaveAs FileName:=sPath & ActiveDo... Read more

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Recently installed Outlook 2000. Works fine except for one small annoying glitch. All email is sent and received smoothly when I click Tools, Send/Receive and then the name of my Internet Service Provider. Mail flys out of the Outbox and arrives in the Inbox quickly. But, if I attempt to do the same operation by clicking the Send/Receive button on the top toolbar, only that mail which is in the outbox is sent, but mail sitting at my server is not received! If I then try the tools, send/receive method, the mail is received. So,the glitch is the Send/receive button only sends, but can't seem to receive mail, yet I can receive and send via the tools tab. Another strange and possibly related thing is, if when not connected I click the send/receive button and nothing is in the outbox, then it just says successful task. But if there is an email in the outbox when I click the send/receive button, it brings up the dial up connection box and when I am connected sends it smoothly, but again does not receive any mail I may have. When I had Outlook 98, the send/receive button would send, receive and bring up the dial up if necessary.
I can use Outlook 2000 without this button, and work through the tools route but just wondered if anyone had any thoughts on why everything seemingly works well except I can't get the Send/receive button to receive mail.....and if I am not connected this same button won't bring up the dial up connection if there is nothing in the outbox. I kno... Read more

Answer:(Resolved) Outlook 2000 email send/receive button question

Fixed it!! Somehow I had not checked the box "include this account when receiving mail or synchronizing" which is found when you go into Accounts, then Properties and click the General Tab. That's why the button would only send. My only consolation is that I found this very dumb mistake before someone else bothered to clue me in.
Until next time..........

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I am trying to send an attachment in my Yahoo email.   I keep getting this message below.  Does anyone know what this means and how to correct this?  My email cannot be sent for some reason.  I am using Windows 8.  I am sending an MS Word attachment that I uploaded using Yahoo's attachment facility.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Unable to send message: If you are sending a link, try adding some text to it. This helps us fight spam.

Answer:Yahoo problem can't send email with Word attachment

Hi Nora10514 It could be a security feature put in place in Yahoo! Mail to protect users against malicious Word files (specially crafted). Did you try to archive the file (in a .zip) and then send it?

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Whenever I send and receive emails that have ?word? documents attached, the documents often get corrupted in transmission. This shows itself as spaces between words disappearing. Only a few each time. For example a recent 20 000 + word document I?ve been working on, had about 30 ? 40 spaces lost. Any ideas what the issue could be?

Answer:Attached Word document changes When send or receive email

Possible solution here:

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Hello everyone, I'm REALLY frustrated so bear with me.

I have Office 2007 Home & Student Edition. I use Windows Live Mail for my email client.

I installed the office product, and created a new Word Document.
I click on the Office Button on top, select SEND TO EMAIL.. expecting Windows Live Mail to show up (set as my default mail program.) Instead I get this error:

Logon Failed. You Must log on to Microsoft Exchange to Access your
address book. Error Code: "unspecified Error"

So I figure, Ok, maybe Office 2007 is new (even thought it's 2010 now), and there might be some fixes. I downloaded the SP2 for Office 2007, thinking this must be a common problem.. as my computer is BRAND new.... I JUST installed Windows Live Mail on it... and Just installed Office 2007. I haven't had it for more than a few hours.

I install the SP2 Patch for OFF2007 fine. Rebooted. Then tried again.
No Joy.
I do some searching and find many Microsoft threads which indicate how to "use a Non-MS Email client with Office 2007" - Now wait! Isn't Windows Live Mail an MS product?

So then, I find many other forums where they indicate you can click SEND TO EMAIL 3 times and it will work. So... Just to confirm the mind of the hive is alive and well.. I try it... Success! But, this does NOT solve the problem! I need this to WORK!

I even try with Send document as PDF and it still takes 3 times to work. WTH?
Why does it work on try # 3, and not on try # 1?

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Answer:Send To Email not working for WORD and Live Mail

Quote: Originally Posted by kattmarl

Hello everyone, I'm REALLY frustrated so bear with me.

I have Office 2007 Home & Student Edition. I use Windows Live Mail for my email client.

I installed the office product, and created a new Word Document.
I click on the Office Button on top, select SEND TO EMAIL.. expecting Windows Live Mail to show up (set as my default mail program.) Instead I get this error:

Logon Failed. You Must log on to Microsoft Exchange to Access your
address book. Error Code: "unspecified Error"

So I figure, Ok, maybe Office 2007 is new (even thought it's 2010 now), and there might be some fixes. I downloaded the SP2 for Office 2007, thinking this must be a common problem.. as my computer is BRAND new.... I JUST installed Windows Live Mail on it... and Just installed Office 2007. I haven't had it for more than a few hours.

I install the SP2 Patch for OFF2007 fine. Rebooted. Then tried again.
No Joy.

I do some searching and find many Microsoft threads which indicate how to "use a Non-MS Email client with Office 2007" - Now wait! Isn't Windows Live Mail an MS product?

So then, I find many other forums where they indicate you can click SEND TO EMAIL 3 times and it will work. So... Just to confirm the mind of the hive is alive and well.. I try it... Success! But, this does NOT solve the problem! I need this to WORK!

I even try with Send document as PDF and it still takes 3 times to... Read more

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Just put office 2010 onto new laptop with windows 10. use Hotmail in windows outlook for emails and cannot send emails direct from word

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I know this is probably a completely newbie question,I have read the tutorial but can not seem to make it work.I am working on a Windows XP Profesional 2002.I usually send messages directly from my mail server which is but I have a client that says he does not use Doral any more and that if I can put it into word and than email it he will be able to read my text.I sent photos which he was able to open but could not recieve the text of my email.I hope I have been as clear as possible.
Thanks to anyone who can help,

Answer:How do I move an email message to Word and then send it out to another person

Copy and Paste the text into Word. Save the word document. Add the word document to your e mail as an attachment.

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Since changing to Windows Live Mail from OE I am unable to send a Word Document in the main body of my email. This will only go as an attachment. If this is not possible is there another way as I don't want the document to be edited. I do not have PDF Writer.

Answer:Can't send a Word file in the main body of email

click here

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Ive got Word 97 (office pro 97) with IE / Outlook Express 5.5 on Windows 95.

I had to do a complete reinstall after h/d crash, but now in Word, the File/Send to/Mail Recipient option has gone, only got Fax in there!

I have tried reinstalling IE/Outlook and Office, but it just wont come back!

Any ideas?


Answer:Send To Mail Recipient

See if this helps. Insert your W98 CD and browse it to here d:\Tools\Oldwin95\Message\US\

Double left click on wms.exe. After it's done restart the PC and see if the send to is available now.

Also, be sure to do this, Start OEX and click on Tools>Options. At the bottom of the dialog box under "DefaultMessagingPrograms". Is "Make Default" greyed out? If not, click on it to set OEX as your default email handler.

[This message has been edited by bhesson (edited 11-23-2000).]

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Anyone have an idea on how to modify the Send To list in Excel and Word? There is no option to send to a Groupwise mail client even thoug it is the only client I use. Whenever the mail recipient is clicked MS Outlook opens with a groupwise address book and the mail send ultimately fails.

Any thoughts??

Answer:Send To > Mail Recipient

Tools-Internet options.
Programs tab.
What's the email proggie?

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Hi Guys
I have noticed that (Send to mail Recipient) is missing

is there anyway of putting it back in

Answer:Send to mail recipient

I am going to take a stab in the dark here (I am still on beta 7068, so not sure), but is there any mail software installed (outlook, windows mail, etc)? I have a hunch that there needs to some sort of mail app for it to show up. Unless someone knows of a better solution.

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Just noticed that (right click on file) 'Send to -> Mail recipient' is no longer opening my mail client.

I suspect the problem arose after I installed and then uninstalled Opera. 'Internet Options' / 'Programs' had Opera listed as the email client. Changing this to Outlook Express, or Netscape 7 (my prefered client) does not make any difference.


Answer:Send To -> Mail Recipient

Change to outlook express open run:type REGSVR32 SENDMAIL in the RUN box and press OK. I tried it and it seemed to work, or at least still works! The problem lies in the mapimail file .

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on my send to menu the mail recipient used to take me to Outlook express which is my default email. For some reason it now takes it to Outlook internet settings and my MS outlook.Any advice to get back to my outlook express thank you

Answer:Send to - mail recipient

Probably best to delete the link and create a new one.You can add destinations to Send To; via the Send To folder in your Windows folder create shortcuts to the destinations you send files to regularly, such as a fax machine, printer or chosen folder.

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From Microsoft word or other programs I choose the send to mail recipient option. Outlook pops up I enter the recipient and then hit send. Outlook goes away. The message is not sent till I open up outlook and hit send/receive.

Is there a way to configure outlook or my computer to actually send the email without opening up outlook.

Answer:Send to Mail recipient

that's one of the reasons why i use outlook express, which sends immediately.

depending which version of outlook, tools/options/mail setup, check send immediately.

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This problem has never happened before, only recently, but i'm not too sure when it started...nothing's changed on the's been like this for a few months now...
When Publisher is opened and the catalog appears, i click on "Open Existing Files", the Publisher Open dialog box should appear - instead i get an "Open" folder that's looking in the GroupWise directory (Inbox, Outbox, etc...).
What causes this?
I've found 2 ways to get around it and get the original Publisher Open box to appear.
1. Close GroupWise altogether
2. Click on the button in the GroupWise open box that says, "Use Application Dialog"
Why is it defaulting to using GroupWise to open everything?
All comments are appreciated! Thanks

Answer:Publisher 2000 & GroupWise 6.5

Hey there,

The school district I work for is having the same issue. You need to disable Integrations in Groupwise. To do this, follow these steps:

In GroupWise, select Tools > Options, then double click on Documents. Within the documents dialog, click on the Integrations tab, then uncheck the Enable Integrations check box. This should take care of the problem.

Hope it helps!

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I have a domain, let's call it, and a whole bunch of domain email aliases (eg: [email protected], [email protected], etc) that all forward to my ISP pop3 email address account (default account).

I currently have rules setup so that emails sent to certain aliases at (which all come into my IPS email account) go to their associated folders setup in Outlook 2000, eg: [email protected] goes to the "Jim" folder, [email protected] goes to the "Mike" folder, etc, etc.

I also have a LAN email account setup in this copy of Outlook 2000 (although it's not set as my default). Emails on my LAN account use a virtual domain name to send within the network, let's call it

Rather than have the emails go to folders on my computer, I'd rather they be forwarded on to the relevant address on our LAN, eg: emails that came in from [email protected] would be forwarded to [email protected].

Of course because is a virtual domain that doesn't exist in the big wide internet, these emails need to be forwarded on using the LAN account, not my default ISP pop3 email account.


1) Ideally, I'd like to setup a rule with something like:

Check messages when they arrive.

Sent to people or distribution list.

"Forward it to people or distribution list using the specified account"

Of course this last option does not exist. You can only ch... Read more

Answer:Outlook 2000 - automatically send email using specific account based on contact used.

1b. & 2b.: Doesn't look that way here in Outlook 2003. Have you thought about spending $7 to 9/month per person and get an Exchange Server hosting account?

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Hello All

Looking for an explaination for this issue, client I support would like to send a word attachment via MS Outlook 03 but using the send to function in Word 2003 and selecting the mail recepient as attachment option, however the reciepients never get the email nor does it go into his sent folder. I have tested it and sent it to myself and have yet to receive anything. He does not get any error msgs, delivery failures etc... He can send the doc as an attachment by doing it the regular way through Outlook and it works and the msg goes to his sent folder.

Anyone come across this before?

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Hi all, I don't have Office 2013 yet but I am intending to upgrade a computer to Windows 8.1 Office 2013. One of the primary uses of this computer will be email and currently the fastest way to do things is to send email directly from Word. I have looked it up on the net and found a website that says that you can do this with Office 2013:
The only problem is that right at the end it also says:
“Note that there’s no real record of your sent email except as a Word document. If you want to keep a copy of the message for yourself in your email program (Outlook, Thunderbird, etc.), select Bcc from the Options drop-down menu (the same menu where you selected to add the From field) and enter your email address in the Bcc field.”
Unfortunately as these will be important emails I really need to know if they have been sent, without having to just trust the user to remember to save or Bcc it. So my question is: Is there a sure way to have email come up in the sent folder in Outlook when sent from Word 2013? If not I may not get Office 2013.
Thanks in advance for any help.

Answer:Can you send email form Word 2013 and see them in the sent folder in Outlook?

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I am trying to send email direct or as attachment direct from Windows Live Mail
direct from a Word 2007 home and student document.

I ?m using Windows 7 home premium 64 bit with Office 2007 home and student Word

I am not techy - does the word MAPI (not IMAP) mean anything in this situation.

Answer:send email in live mail direct from word 2007 doc

IMAP - Internet Message Access Protocol is one of the two most prevalent Internet standard protocols for e-mail retrieval. MAPI - Messaging Application Programming Interface is a messaging architecture and a component object model based application for Microsoft Windows which allows client programs to become email messaging-enabled or based. Here's more information on MAPI: Messaging Application Programming Interface

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So I had prepared a document with graphics in MS Office Word, saved it, and then set about to send it via email. I clicked onto the email symbol, and got this error message instead;

"Logon failed. You must logon to Microsoft Exchange to access your address book.
Error Code "Unspecified Error".


Where is the Microsoft Exchange, and how do I go about accessing it so that I can logon?Is there a link to MS Exchange in MS Office Word?It's nice of them to hold my address [contacts??] book, but I need to logon to use it too. How?Does anyone know how I get around this hiccup, or is this feature [email from MS Office Word 2007] limited to different versions of Vista/Office?

Answer:Failure - error trying to send email from MS Office Word 2007

Tony I'm curious,
Are you using Win Mail or Outlook as your default email client?
I note your question in this link

If indeed it's Win Mail try this -
Control Panel. - Programs - Default Programs -set your default programs - wait for the list to populate - Windows Mail - set this program as default.

If I'm barking up the wrong tree you will no doubt tell me.

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Using the "Send To - Mail Recipient" feature in Windows Explorer, I want the system to use Gmail to complete and send the email message. I've seen a thread in this forum that solves this problem for setting Outlook or Outlook Express as the email handler, but I want to use Gmail.

Answer:Send To - Mail Recipient - Gmail


Get Thunderbird. Follow this guide.

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Running Exchange Client(5.0) on an Exchange Server. While sending file with the "Send to" option, the file name is trunked to DOS format(XXX~1.XXX). If using insert file in Exchange, everything is OK. This only shows when you try to rename file or save it. On screen everything seems OK.

Test done on NT4 (Office 97) and Win95 (Office 95), always same problem.

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When I right-click on a file to use Send To | Mail Recipient, a "Windows Messaging new email" window opens instead of an "Outlook Express new email" window.

I had a look in my Windows Explorer|Folder Options|File Types "Mail Message" options and the Open properties for Mail Message has the following for "Application used to perform action":

C:\Progra~1\Window~1\exchng32.exe /f

Can someone please tell me what the command line for opening a new mail message using Outlook Express should be?

Thank you.

Answer:Send To: Mail recipient using OE properties

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How do I change the Default Send recipient cover letter?
When I go to photo's and right click then "mail recipient" it gives me a default cover letter, I wish to change that.

Answer:Send recipient cover letter:


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I have found that when Outlook is the default email program and I use the right-click Send To context menu to send a document to a mail recipient that nothing happens. Outlook is not started. And when I try to start Outlook, the shortcut is corrupted also until I restart my computer. However, if I set Windows Live Mail as the default email program, then the Send To Mail Recipient context menu works.

This seems to be another Windows 7 flaw. Has anyone else experienced this, or found a way to fix it?

Your help will be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Send To Mail Recipient Problem in Win 7

Quote: Originally Posted by BobV365

I have found that when Outlook is the default email program and I use the right-click Send To context menu to send a document to a mail recipient that nothing happens. Outlook is not started. And when I try to start Outlook, the shortcut is corrupted also until I restart my computer. However, if I set Windows Live Mail as the default email program, then the Send To Mail Recipient context menu works.

This seems to be another Windows 7 flaw. Has anyone else experienced this, or found a way to fix it?

Your help will be greatly appreciated.

Have you tried it without Windows Live Mail? It may be a conflict between the two mail programs, I would recommend deleting WLM and just using Outlook and see if it still happens.

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How do I change the 'send to- mail recipient' in the context menu so that it opens outlook express and not hotmail ?

It always used to open a new email in outlook express but a couple of weeks ago it somehow changed so that when i right click on a file and select 'send to - mail recipient' internet explorer starts up and tries to log me into MSN/hotmail.

I find this a real pain. I dont know how it has happened.

Is it possible to change it back ? Outlook express is set as the default mail handling program.

Also now, when I click on a file and then the E-mail this file/folder option on the left of the screen, this also opens my hotmail account and not a new e-mail in Outlook Express.

Am I doing something wrong here ?

Answer:Changes To 'send To' Menu - Mail Recipient

Click Start, Run and type: regsvr32 sendmail.dllNext, set your default email client. To set Outlook Express as your default mail client, type the following commands: "%ProgramFiles%\Outlook Express\MSIMN.EXE" /REG regsvr32 "%ProgramFiles%\Outlook Express\msoe.dll"You also might want to check what is set in IE as email program under extra options

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The send to mail recipient function (and send as mail in word, excel, adobe etc) has stopped working.

I have VISTA and MS OFFICE 07. I use MS Outlook, I have set outlook as my default mail program and I have also reset my MAPI to see if this would fix the problem but nothing and it is driving me insane!

From windows explorer if I right click and hit "send to mail recipient" it goes through the motions of attaching a file but no outlook window opens. In word I get an undefined error.

I have reinstalled office, I have rebuilt my registry and installed all service pack updates but nothing has worked.



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Hi, I am missing the mail recipient option in the sub menu off Send To. I have checked that it is in the send to folder and it is in the shell. The other user on the computer can do this. So I copied that icon and replaced the one that was not working. Same result. I have checked the program defaults. I am using Windows 7 and Outlook 2010.
Any ideas?

Answer:Mail recipient missing in Send To

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In the past I have been able to right click a file>Send To > Mail Recipient but for some reason it has disappeared.
Build 7100
Email: Thunderbird


Answer:What Happened to Send To > Mail Recipient

I have the same problem! Any solutions?

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At some point in the last couple of weeks the Send To/Mail Recipient function has stopped working. When I select a file and do the send to, Windows starts thinking, the explorer window that I have selected this from stops taking input and then eventually, with no error messages, the explorer window closes and desktop explorer resets.

My Default mail client is Outlook 2013 (15.0.4745.1000)

Thanks in advance for any suggestions!

Answer:Send To Mail Recipient Issues

I have the standard Windows10 and Outlook2013. I don't normally send files so I selected one, a photo, and clicked on "send to mail recipient." After verifying the size of the photo a email window opened and was just waiting for an address. All seemed to function as intended.

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Hello All,I am using Outlook 2003.When select a file & Right-click send to: mail recipient...I am getting the error message: '"C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook\outlook.pst" file is in use." -- NO mail recipient message opens. It has been working fine till yesterday. Can anyone help me?

Answer:Right-click send to: mail recipient

shaq2050,Check out the possible solution at the link below.

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I use Gmail and would like to use the Send To command (seen with right mouse click on a file in Explorer) as well as the Send command in MS Office 2007 programs. Currently these commands create an Outlook e-mail showing the file or Office document as a attachment. My question is whether there is a way to have them create a Gmail e-mail instead.

Answer:Using Gmail with Send To >Mail Recipient

I believe that 'Send to' uses the default account defined in your default email client. So, if you use Outlook make gmail your default account. If you use a different email client set it to be your default.

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Does anyone have the solution for the sendto command allowing a file or photo to be sent in Outlook Express 6 as an attachment not functioning?
I use winme, IE 6.0 sp1. Also the "send page or URL in internet browser doesn't work either. Neither is greyed out. Thanx

Answer:send to mail recipient not functioning

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I'm a non-techie oldie bravely launched into Windows 8 but upset to find there is no button I can find above web pages to send a link or a page to a mail recipient.

I found this very useful in XP - is there some fix please? This is very important for me. Thanks muchly!

Answer:No 'send to mail recipient' button

I just right click somewhere on the page & click on E-mail with Windows Live but yours could say Outlook or whatever your mail program is.

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i'm sure from XP i could email a document from WORD 2000. Can't find the command in Word for emailing. Any suggestings??

Answer:How do you email out of ms word 2000

What is Word 2000?

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When I send an email that has a Word 2003 document attachment with a Table of Contents, the page numbers in the Table of Contents all change to the same number even though I have about 10 pages in the document. I am opening the document from within Outlook. Strangely I am able to Ctrl click on each 'same number' and link to the correct page. I'm using Outlook 2003 for email.

Note that I have refreshed the Table of Contents before sending the document.

Hope someone can help. I don't want to send out proposals with the Table of Contents looking so wrong.

Thanks for any assistance! spinningjennie

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I click on File on the Firefox Toolbar Menu> Documents open> right click a file> Send To> Mail Recipient. Windows Mail doesn't open.

Windows mail is set as the default program.

I set permissions in Program Files and AppData so I should be able to run Windows Mail without any problem.

I installed WMUtil, but when I ran it as administrator, I was told to "Close Windows Mail to enable. I did so, restarted the WMUtil program, but got the same message. Maybe this might have something to do with the fact I tried several times to send a file from my Documents by right clicking on the file> Send To> Mail Recipient. I don't know. When I open the Task Manager, I see WinMail.exe process is running, but I don't know whether I should end that process.

I am using Windows Home Premium Service Pack 2 and Firefox 3.6.13 Browser. When I open Firefox Tools> Options> Applications the Mail To option is set to Windows Mail.

I'd be grateful for any suggestions that might resolve this problem. I used the search feature to try and find an already submitted question, but there were so many posts that I thought I'd just go ahead and ask.


Answer:problem w/Documents> Send To> Mail Recipient

You may need this add on

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Used to be...I could "send a link" and they would get mail with a url they could "click" it goes out as a "file attachment"(?)

Using "latest" version of outlook express...any ideas?

Answer:When I send a link...recipient receives it as download?

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I did some reading thru the forums before I posted. Here's my problem. When I right click on a picture, and then click on 'send to', mail recipient is not listed. If I manually go to the send to folder, it's listed there. (c/users/user name/appdata/roaming/microsoft/windows/sendto) do I fix this? I use Thunderbird as my default email program. 

Answer:right click/send to mail recipient missing

What version of Thunderbird? Have you already exhausted the information on the Mozilla site, regarding this problem.

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good old right click on a document, send to Mail Recipient..

how can i get this to work in desktop area of windows 8.1 computer.

I have the email client for working in the tiles area of windows 8.1, but i usually always drop down to desktop to work. after all these years doing it that way its just familiar to me..

i know i can open a web mail interface and attach a file but its so much quicker going the right click way.

i didn't realize how often i am looking at the file and sending to mail that way.

any help would be appreciated.

Answer:Right click on file, send to Mail Recipient

The easiest way is to install Windows Live Mail and set up with your email account(s) then you can right click on the document/picture/music etc... and select sendto.
Here's an example, I selected 3 documents: a text file, an image and a word document then right click->Sendto. Windows live mail will open with these 3 as attachments.

In addition, If you've already have the email opened, you can also drag and drop your documents into the programs as attachments.

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For unknown reasons, the Microsoft Office XP File option:
"Send To Mail Recipient (As Attachment)" appears greyed out.

This is the case for MS Word and Excel. Power point doesn't even show the option, nor does it show it as available under Toolbars/Customize so I can add it back.

This started a few weeks ago.

I am clueless

Is anyone else clueful?



Answer:Send To Mail Recipient (As Attachment) Greyed Out

Did a repair and everything is back to normal for all MS office apps.

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When I right-click Send To -> Email Recipient, Outlook.exe*32 along with FIXMAPI.exe*32 launch (I can see them each as a Process in Task Manager) but no Outlook/email message window comes up, and the processes don't terminate (not by themselves anyway).

If I try it with Outlook running, then there is no problem. Also I get an error (MAPI error message) if I try to Send Email from Word while Outlook is closed. Again, if I try it with Outlook running, then there is no problem. Outlook is otherwise fine.

I?m running Windows 7 64-bit and Outlook 2007.

I have read in posts that this problem requires a registry edit. Someone please conform this and post how the registry should read!!

Answer:Outlook 07 does not launch from Send To Mail Recipient

had same issue. Fixed by - control panel, default programs, set program access ad computer defaults, Custom, click radio button next to Microsoft Office Outlook, OK

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In an effort to get my Mail Recipient shortcut in the send to menu to open with Outlook 2007, I stupidly changed the default file association from "unknown" to "Outlook." Now, Mail Recipient doesn't show up in the list at all, so I can't send any file to email. Does anyone know what I need to associate the mapimail file type to in order to get this to work again?

Also, I am having trouble adding a shortcut to Outlook in the send to folder, I can create the shortcut and it shows up in the send to menu, but when I select it I get the message "the command line argument is not valid. verify the switch you are using." I don't understand why this doesn't work, because I was able to set this up fine in Windows 2000.

Answer:Mapimail (send To Mail Recipient) Problem

I have found a way on Vista to point a shortcut in the sendto menu to Outlook, the shortcut path needs to be as follows:

"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE" /c IPM.Note.sendto /a

However, I have still not solved the mystery of the unknown application that Mapimail opens with.

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If I try to right click on a file in Windows Explorer and select "Send to" and "Mail Recipient" nothing happens; up until earlier today this would have opened a new email with the file attached and awaiting an address to send it - now nothing.
I am using XP SP3 and Outlook 2003.
Any ideas as to what has gone wrong?

Answer:Send to mail recipient stopped working

Not using Xp or Outlook but I imagine it's to do with Internet Explorer and Outlook 2003 not being default. Most probably you've got another browser that is set as default. Have a look at your settings, from memory it's something like, start, then on the right hand side you should have something like default programs. Hope that helps.

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My 'Send to' mail recip. (to Gmail) no longer works. I have O.E also.

I've tried setting up a new short cut to activate this but I must be doing it wrong.

Can anyone help please?

OS XP Home

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I am using Mozilla Thunderbird as my default mail application. I cant attach a file with right click and send to mail recipient. It just opens up my thunderbird first page and it supposed to open the composing area.

I am using Win XP Pro.

Can anyone help me?

Thanks in advance.

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Afternoon all,

I am working on a piece of software for mailing his magazine in pdf format. He of doesnt want his recipients (who pay subscription) to be able to forward on his magazine to others. He also wants to know if the user can be prevented from saving the attachment, allowing them only to print. I told him I thought it would be impossible as much depends on the client software the recipient uses, but told him I would at least ask the question!

Many thanks

Answer:Send attachments & stop recipient forwarding it.

Impossible. If he sends it to them, they can send it on to other people.

The best he can do is embed a hidden code in the file that corresponds to each person its sent to.
If the file is leaked onto the internet, he can find out whose copy it was.

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I choose to run both Outlook and Outlook Express.

I want to add to C:\documents and settings\...\Sendto\ a shortcut + command that will allow me to right click on multiple files & use Send To, (add to the selection) Mail RecipientOE offering me the choice to use Outlook EXPRESS rather than Outlook.

I was able to add Outlook using the tip at
Make a shortcut in the Send To folder (C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\SendTo) that uses the following command line: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE10\OUTLOOK.EXE" /c ipm.note

Now I want to do the same for Outlook Express.

I use Windows XP sp3
Outlook Express 6
Outlook 2003

Answer:Solved: Outlook Express - Send to Recipient shortcut

I found the answer: set OE as the default email client and use the original "Mail Recipient" in the drop down box.

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Using Windows Essentials - Windows Live Mail.

So, only when sending an image does this happen, or at least, so far, there might be other file types, but I'm not sending those to email recipients, just generally it's images, documents, and text files.

So somewhere images are ever so special that they require a signing in.

Is there a place that I can poke a sharp object into that stops this?

P.S. I ask because search engines fail when asking this question.

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Hi when i try to reply or forward emails i get the curent system admin error email returned.

None of your e-mail accounts could send to this recipient.

can anyone help. Its driving me insane.....

Answer:Outlook 2003 None of your e-mail accounts could send to this recipient.

It happens to me of late too. I think it is Microsoft's contribution to stopping spam, ham, email, and communications in general. I hope they don't get it into their head to go into the cellphone business.
Seriously though. If anyone should have any idea why this suddenly happens I would love to know


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Hi All,

The ?Send to: Mail recipient? right-click context menu doesn't work

I've checked under Control Panel/Default Programs and the Mail app appears to be the default. If I click a "mailto:" link in a web page in either version of IE10 it brings up the Mail app successfully, but if I right-click on a file and choose ?Send to: Mail recipient? I get this error (see attachment).

Any clues?

Thanks in advance!

Answer:“Send to: Mail recipient” context menu not working


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I have had this problem on my computer and my mothers since Dec 27 2004.

RightClicking on a .jpg, SEND TO:, MAIL RECIPIENT: with Hotmail as default Mail Client.
Still opens Send pictures via email window to resize if you want, good. But then regardless if you resize or not it opens an IE window trying to attach to hotmail but gives a HT*P 404. With below as a sample(edited because can not post URLS). The .jpg is then automatically renamed with a ^ afterwards in this case "JJ&Robert.jpg^"

I have disabled Norton Internet Security, uninstalled firefox, gmail notifier, google toolbar, made sure windows firewall and popup blocker is off. Set my computer as DMZ server on My Netgear WGT624 V2. Checked my Send to commands in win.ini and pulled out a lot of hair.
This is the first computer problem I have not been able to fix with a preexisting answer from scanning all the Tech/Help Forums.
So PLEASE help, THANKS in advance for any suggestions.


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Answer:Solved: Hotmail Send to Mail Recipient 404 Error

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Hello, I am having trouble sending to mail recipient as attachment in Excel 2002. I get two error messages. They are: Either there is no default mail client or the current mail client cannot fulfill the messaging request. Please run Microsoft Outlook and set it as the default mail client. I try to send again and I get this: General mail failure. Quit Microsoft Excel, restart the mail system, and try again.

Send to mail recipient works as it should, the send as attachment does not.

I made sure Outlook is the default mail client in Outlook and IE. I tried rebooting and the same errors occur. I have tried multiple excel files to no avail. The same thing happens in WORD.

Short term solution is saving the file to the hard drive and then opening Outlook and attaching the file that way.

The OS is XP and the office suite is XP/2002. Let me know if you need anything else.

Thank you - Scott

Answer:Excel 2002 cannot send to mail recipient as attachment

Have you run Detect and Repair from Outlook's Help menu?
If that doesn't work, try running Repair on the whole Office suite from the control panel.

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In my sendto folder I have this: "C:\Users\garys\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo\Mail Recipient.MAPIMail". When I bring up the Send To context menu Mail Recipient is missing. If I click on the 'shortcut' itself in my sendto folder it opens up my email client, Thunderbird, with the 'shortcut' as an attachment. So the functionality works but no 'shortcut' on the context menu.

I've tried everything I found regarding this issue to no avail. I also fired up a VM and that worked fine. Even copied over my sendtos from my VM to my production machine with no luck.

How can I make Mail Recipient appear on the Send To context menu short of a refresh?

Answer:Mail Recipient does not show up in Send To context menu.

This is worth a try. I don't use Thunderbird, so wherever you see 'Windows Live Mail' in the screencaps, select 'Thunderbird' instead on your system.

Control Panel->Programs->Default Programs->Set your default programs.
Now click on Thunderbird in the left pane, then click Choose defaults for this program on the right.

Next check that all associations, including the Mail To protocol and MAPI Send Mail are ticked. If they aren't, tick them and save.

Hope this works for you!

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Since the latest update in Windows 10 Version 1709 everyone of my computers was having the same problem. I would right click on word docs, excel docs, pdfs, jpgs and nothing would happen with the exception of jpg files. It would ask me what size I would like to send the file as. Once I chose the size, selected attach, nothing would happen.

Solution: I went to Add/remove programs in the control panel and when I got to Microsoft Office, I selected modify (make sure all of your MS office programs/apps are closed), after that I chose repair and then OK, and after a reboot, everything worked like it was supposed to. I had to do this to all of my computers after this latest patch. 12/1/2017

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My "Send to mail recipient" button in office 2003 Std disable.
Please help.

OS : Win 7 Pro
Office Version : Office 2003 Std
Email Client : Lotus Notes 8.5
Action taken (Not working) : Reinstall Offce & Lotus Notes.

Answer:Send to mail recipient disable - office 2003 std

Did the button used to work but now doesn't? Or has it ever worked? According to a quick Google search, Office 2003 is compatible with Win 7 (32 bit), but it should be updated to SP3. But some results also indicate it still may not fully work properly.

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Windows XP Pro running on a Dell Optiplex with various business apps; not much personal stuff.

Gang I have seen this problem before and solved it but this time I'm getting stumped.
we have an application [bookeeping] that does reports - you pull the report up on the screen then either archive it or print it or whatever, and one option is to send it via email. That function worked fine until it broke
But it isn't just dormant... the behaviour is that it does invoked Outlook Express, the window pops up but then it freezes - that is goes non-responsive. At that point everybody stops.... you cannot input anything in the To: field, and when you look at the apps in Task manager they are 'not-responding'. in some cases the machine [winxp pro on a dell opti] will have a hard hang where it will not respond to a restart command or anything else. Most of the time however we can kill both applications and get coherent again.

How to solve? In checking the windows error log I see nothing being created co-incident with this problem. there are a few other warnings & such, one of which relates to the application in question but has nothing to do with the Send-To function.
The error is just not generating a windows report. so no help there.

I'm baffled.....

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Until recently I was able to right click on a .jpg, choose "Send to Mail Recipient" and was offered a dialogue box to resize the picture before sending. This no longer appears, and I go straight to the email which contains the full size image.There is another posting on this forum with a similar problem which suggested the solution is to download the XP Resize powertoy, which I did, but this has not cured the problem (The powertoy option appears on the right click menu, but no resized image is made).I think this may be a corrupt Registry entry. Anyone know how to mend it? (running XP Pro SP2). Thanks in advance.

Answer:Resize Picture (Send to Mail Recipient) Problem

Have you added or removed any programs or changed the file association for jpg files?

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In my sendto folder I have this: "C:\Users\garys\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo\Mail Recipient.MAPIMail". When I bring up the Send To context menu Mail Recipient is missing. If I click on the 'shortcut' itself in my sendto folder it opens up my email client, Thunderbird, with the 'shortcut' as an attachment. So the functionality works but no 'shortcut' on the context menu.

I've tried everything I found regarding this issue to no avail. I also fired up a VM and that worked fine. Even copied over my sendtos from my VM to my production machine with no luck.

How can I make Mail Recipient appear on the Send To context menu short of a refresh?

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This technical article presents the detailed process that Fabrikam Worldwide, Inc., a fictitious consulting firm, followed in migrating its messaging system from Novell GroupWise to Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. Fabrikam has approximately 1,000 employees in the United States and Germany. This case study is based on GroupWise-to-Exchange 2000 migrations performed by Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS), and all data comes from MCS Exchange 2000 deployments.
System Requirements

Minimum Requirements - Adobe Acrobat 4.0 Reader

Operating System - Windows 95 & 98, NT 4.0 & 2000, Windows Me, Win XP



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Ive made a brochure in MS Word. When I send it via email, it becomes all dislodged. (photos, text etc displaced).

any ideas as to how to avoid this?

Answer:MS Word 2000 email doesnt stay together

If you are sending it as an attachment the formatting should stay the same. If you are embedding it in the body of the email you are asking for trouble.

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Windows XP Pro
Groupwise 6.0.2

When user right-clicks an email and selects "properties" the text displays using what appears to be some sort of "wingding" type font. How can I correct this?

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Ok i posted this already in DIY projects, but looking at that forum, its all spam so maybe i will get a better response in this one, so sorry for repeating myself.

Here is my problem...

I have a spreadsheet and it contains a list of our employees and when any of their work related certificates expire. What i would like to do is create a script??? or something that will run and send an email to a selected list of people informing them that a certificate is about to expire.

The spreadsheet is excel format and the email software my work uses is Groupwise.

Also something to note would be that there may be multiple people who have expiring certificates at the same time, would it be possible to send just one email or would individual emails be the only way to go.

I have attached a very simple spreadsheet so you can get a better idea of what i mean.

Once again, thanks guy for any help you can provide.

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