Unable to open URL Links from Windows 10 Mail Client

Description of the issue:
Hyperlinks inside emails in the Windows 10 Mail client fail to open to the error “Unable to open http://…”. This only happens if Brave is set as the default browser. Other browsers open links properly.

How can this issue be reproduced?

  1. Set Brave as the default browser.
  2. Attempt to click on a link in an email using the Windows 10 Mail client.
  3. The above error is displayed and the link is not opened in Brave.

Expected result:
The selected link should be opened in Brave as it is for other browsers set as the default.

Brave Version( check About Brave):
Version 1.0.1 Chromium: 78.0.3904.108 (Official Build) (64-bit)

Additional Information:
Windows 10.0.18362

This was reported on 9/27/2019 in this post with no response. It may be related to this post.

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