SOLVED PaperPort 14.5 pro


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Paperport used to work. Several weeks ago it stopped.
Message cannot find a default email client.
I use gmail, yahoo, msn and my mail client is outlook 2016
I know paperport is x86 and outlook 16 is x64
Tried settings for outlook as default but nothing seems to work.
Looks like I need a fix in the regedit
 
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Might see if this helps, from
https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/17490/PaperPort-14-Free-Upgrade-to-Version-14-5.html
This is an important patch, as PP14.5/Patch1 is currently the only version of PaperPort that is "Windows 10-compliant" (Nuance's term). So if you are having any problems with PP14.5 in W10, Patch 1 should be your first step (but I also recommend Patch 1 even if you are not running W10). Other Tips for fixing issues with PaperPort in W10 are discussed in another EE article:
PaperPort 14 in Windows 10 - A First Look
Don't know anything about the site, found by a Search.
 
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It just stopped working just recently.
I had applied the patch when windows10 came out.
But the problem/message is that it cannot find a default email client.
 
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Open either Internet Explorer, Tools, Options or Control Panel, Internet Options and check the Programs tab, maybe a setting there will help.
 
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Didn't find any settings that may help in any browser or control panel.
Also outlook and control panel are already set as outlook default mail client.
I suspect a modification in the regedit pointing to the default mail client may be necessary so that pp14.5 pro will find it upon startup.
 

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Did you happen to try this
For PaperPort:

  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Browse to the following location:
    • PaperPort 10 or 11:
      • 32-bit: "C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort".
      • 64-bit: "C:\Program Files (x86)\ScanSoft\PaperPort".
    • PaperPort 12 or 14:
      • 32-bit: "C:\Program Files\Nuance\PaperPort".
      • 64-bit: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Nuance\PaperPort".
  3. Locate the two files named "ccMail.g32" and "exmapi.g32".
  4. Right-click on the file(s) and select "Rename".
  5. Rename the "ccMail.g32" file to "ccMail.old", and then rename the "exmapi.g32" file to "exmapi.old".
  6. Launch PaperPort.
SOURCE: http://nuance.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5895/~/there-is-no-email-program-associated...-error-when-launching-omnipage-or
 
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Thanks for the info and pp link.
Could not find ccMail.g32
Did find exmap.g32 and rename same - pp did even start.
Before the rename, it started and give me a message that no mail client found
 
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Sorry, I thought I might have stumbled onto something that may have helped.

The fact that you were unable to find one of the two files might be an indication that the install is corrupt.
As I don't use this particular piece of software I can't say with any certainty, but.....
I'm wondering if an uninstall and clean reinstall might be worth the time and effort.
 
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I appreciate your advise and attempt to help.
The matter seems complicated.
I had already did a new re-install and patch before seeking outside help.
 
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Problem Solved in regedit:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\scansoft\paperport\paperport user preference
BrowserSelect
Modify "Mozilla Firefox"
to
"none"

File, exit regedit
 
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Problem Solved in regedit:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\scansoft\paperport\paperport user preference
BrowserSelect
Modify "Mozilla Firefox"
to
"none"

File, exit regedit

Been looking for the fix for 2 months now, Thank you for this Narinesa :) . It helped. I can now use the Paperport.
 
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Problem Solved in regedit:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\scansoft\paperport\paperport user preference
BrowserSelect
Modify "Mozilla Firefox"
to
"none"

File, exit regedit
This worked folks! After uninstalls and reinstalls, it was this simple. Thanks Narinesa!
 

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