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I am prompted to download a mailhost file, what should I do?
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SYMPTOMS:

You are prompted to download a .mailhost file when you try to access MSN mail, but the download is never completed.

 

TROUBLESHOOTING STEPS:

Reregister the Mailui.dll file.

For Windows XP users:

Note: You must have administrative rights to reregister this file.

  1. Click Start, and then click Run 

  1. In the Open: box, type the following exactly:

    regsvr32 c:\progra~1\msn\msncorefiles\mailui.dll  

  1. Click OK 

 

For Windows Vista and Windows 7 users:

Note: You must have administrative rights to reregister this file.

  1. Click Start 

  1. In the Search programs and files search box, type the following exactly:

    regsvr32 c:\progra~1\msn\msncorefiles\mailui.dll  

  1. Click Enter. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.