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Windows 7: How do I make Hotmail(mail.live.com)default email in Windows 7 64-bit

12 Jan 2012   #1
Teddy Terrific

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
How do I make Hotmail(mail.live.com)default email in Windows 7 64-bit

I have read numerous posts on this and none have worked for me. I tried downloading the program registering hotmail as default from winhelponline but it says it only works for Vista. I tried to set it as a default program in Windows 7, but it was not listed as an option. So I am stuck. Can this be done and if so, please advise. Thank you in advance for your help.


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12 Jan 2012   #2
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Hi Teddy Terrific, you need to install Windows Live Mail. Windows Live Essentials - Download free Microsoft programs
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