Windows 10: Cannot access address book from Word 2007 Solved

  1.    01 Feb 2016 #1

    Cannot access address book from Word 2007


    When opening my address book in Word 2007 to copy in an address, I get the message "Either there is no default mail client or the current mail client cannot fulfill the messaging request.."

    This has worked repeatedly in the past. I have no problem using the address book in Outlook and Outlook is the default mail client.

    I recently installed the free upgrade from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 10, but cannot remember if the last time my address book worked correctly was before or after I upgraded.

    Thanks in advance for your help.
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  2.    06 Feb 2016 #2

    The Resolution shown on this page: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/905421 solved my problem. The instructions are for a different version of Windows, but it not hard to translate it to Windows 10.

    I set Outlook to be the default for all files it could open, and my problem was solved.
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