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“There is No Email Program Associated to Perform the Requested Action. Please Install an Email Program or, If One is Already Installed, Create an Association in the Default Programs Control Panel.” – Windows Error Message

Summary

This Error Message Article explains the Windows error message “There is No Email Program Associated to Perform the Requested Action. Please Install an Email Program or, If One is Already Installed, Create an Association in the Default Programs Control Panel.” and details how to fix the underlying problem that caused it to appear.

Explanation

Windows Mobile Device Center is attempting to connect to local email application, but is unable to locate it.

Solution

Windows Mobile Device Center is older software. It does not recognize newer versions of Outlook. In the context of using a PDT (Personal Data Terminal) as data collection device, it is highly unlikely that you will need to utilize the email function on the PDT. If that is the case, the error can be disregard.

Additional Comments

Issue Found: OS: Microsoft Windows 7, 8

Related Articles: KBA-01262-J2F6K6: Windows Mobile Device Center is Unable to Connect With a Default Email Application to Associate With a Connected PDT’s Emailing Capabilities

Updated on September 15, 2017

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