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Windows 7: Added e-mail icon to desktop.

09 Nov 2012   #1

64bit windows 7
Added e-mail icon to desktop.

I added the icon for the e-mail address of BRAINHQ to my desk top. When clicked I got Microsift word. Any ideas.

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09 Nov 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello bmoreyb, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Double check using the tutorial below to see if you used this method to create the shortcut.

New E-mail to a Common Contact Shortcut - Vista Forums

Next, double check to make sure that your email client program is set as the default program at least for the mailto protocol.

Default Programs - Set a Program's Default Associations


Default Programs - Associate a File Type or Protocol

Hope this helps,
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