Category Archives: Windows Vista

Either there is no default mail client or the current mail client cannont fulfill the messaging request

Either there is no default mail client or the current mail client cannont fulfill the messaging request. Please run Microsoft Office Outlook and set it as the default mail client.

This little pop up as been annoying me for the last week or so. I’m not sure why or how this happened but I do know how to fix it. If your wondering im running Vista and Outlook 2007. What you need to do is open up regedit.

Do this (in XP) by going to start menu/run/ then type in “regedit” or in Vista simply hit the start menu and type “regedit” in the search box at the bottem. Once regedit is open navigate to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail\Microsoft Outlook

and delete it (after making a backup ofcourse, to do this right click and select export).

Now open Outlook, go to the help menu and select “Office Diagnostics”. Let that run and after which all your problems should be solved. It doesn’t come up that it has caught any problems but it has. Let me know how it went for you!

Update: If the above does not work try the following posted in the below comments. Thanks for the suggestion Vassilis!

“This worked for me:
Program files-> common files -> system ->msmapi ->1033 ->delete msmapi32.dll. When you restart outlook the file recreates itself and everything works.
Vassilis”

Use one mouse and keyboard for multiple computers

Do you use multiple computers on or near your desk? Constantly switching between the two? Then Input Director might just what your looking for. This great little program allows you to use the mouse and keyboard on your main computer for your secondary computers. This is brilliant for many situations including when you have a computer for work and one for play, you can easily switch between the two. Or you can put your laptop next to your computer and use it for secondary task such as browsing, chat, downloads/torrents etc. while using your main computer to do your design work in Photoshop or play that game while still being in touch with everything else to your side. It’s as easy as moving your mouse to the edge of your screen and it will seamlessly appear on your secondary computer!

Features:

  • Works on any Windows computer
    (Windows 2000 (Service Pack 4), Windows XP (Service Pack 2), Windows 2003 or Windows Vista)
  • Easy setup
  • FREE for personal non-commercial use
  • Small footprint (efficient)

Well enough reasons as to why this so great, I’m sure you just want to know how to set it up! Continue reading

Remove the bluetooth icon in Vista

I recently installed my bluetooth usb dongle on my computer running Vista and I found an unwanted feature which was also present when I was using XP. The bluetooth icon that was installed on the desktop, after I installed my bluetooth driver software, was refusing to remove itself. Right clicking on it would only produce three options; Open, Explore and Create Shortcut. Last time (XP) I got around this problem by running a desktop clean up, that put all the icons I chose into a folder, which I then deleted. After a quick look I couldn’t find it on my computer so looked the problem on Google and after a few mins came across a great little solution vistax64.com from user┬áPOMAH.
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