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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 10 Pro build 10586

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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