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Windows 7: default email

27 Dec 2010   #1

windows home prem
 
 
default email

hi guys ,
have windows 7 home
how do i set gmail as my default email
i know it says go to the default section and set it but i dont know how.
whenever i go to send an email from say PICASSA it wont let me, a screen comes up and says i havent set an email as my default yet
its not just PICASSA when ever i go to send an email from certain sites up comes the sign to sent my email as default .
i need a detailed walk thru if anybody has time.
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thanks PM

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27 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Hello paul malherbe and welcome to SF!

Windows is looking for an installed e-mail client. For example, Outlook, Thunderbird, Incredimail, Eudora, to name a few.

Once you have done that, you will use that client for those types of outgoing e-mail.

You can still set Gmail to pick up that e-mail so your can read your incoming mail at Gmail.

Hope that was clearer than mud.
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27 Dec 2010   #3

windows home prem
 
 
rap33042

thanks mate
i can recieve and send emails ok ,its only when i am in PICASA and other sites that when i try to email from these sites it says i do not have a default email.
like when i try to send a photo from PICASA but its not just that site
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27 Dec 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I guess I misunderstood... my bad...
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27 Dec 2010   #5

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

Hello Paul
I don't know if this will work but have a read and remember gmail is not a programme so making it your default I think is not an option

How to Make Gmail your Default Email Program in Windows 7 : Sannsack.com
Hope this can help
Bright Blessings
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27 Dec 2010   #6

windows home prem
 
 
default

thanks mate it seems to be working now ,
i will see how it goes over the next few days
the fix you sent me yesterday was the one
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27 Dec 2010   #7

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by paul malherbe View Post
thanks mate it seems to be working now ,
i will see how it goes over the next few days
the fix you sent me yesterday was the one
No problems cobber hope it stays working for you.
Odin
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