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    Computer Technician wainuitech's Avatar
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    Aug 2007

    Default Re: How do I set Outlook Express as DEFAULT Mail Client?

    If the above doesn't work try clicking start/Run and typing in run box

    "C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\msimn.exe" /reg

    Then change the email to Outlook Express in internet Options as above.

    OR - go Here and download the patch.
    Last edited by wainuitech; 25-08-2008 at 11:10 PM.

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    Senior Member straka01's Avatar
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    Default Re: How do I set Outlook Express as DEFAULT Mail Client?

    Quote Originally Posted by wainuitech View Post
    The problem you are experiencing can sometimes be a result of installing an older version of Microsoft Office or Works on your computer.

    From your other post that speedy so nicely pointed to, without that it would have been

    Try this - re-registering Outlook Express as the default e-mail application by going to Start, Run, type cmd and hit Enter. At the command prompt, type in the following:

    "C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\msimn.exe" /reg

    Be sure and include the quotation marks.

    Once you've done that, open up your Internet Options, - Open Internet Explorer.
    Click the Tools menu and select Internet Options.
    Click the Programs tab.
    In the E-mail: field, select "Outlook Express" from the drop-down menu.
    Click OK.
    See Here for example
    Well thanks heaps...
    That seems to have worked OK.
    I went into IE/Tools/Internet Options/Programs and I could set OE as the email program !!

    Now when I go into OE Tools/Options/General - it says the OE is the default...

    Many thanks.

    That's exactly the info that I needed...
    Keep up the good work

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    Default Re: How do I set Outlook Express as DEFAULT Mail Client?

    I've sent a PM, to the mods, asking them to merge these 2 posts

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