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Windows 7: Cannot set Outlook Express as default email program

28 Oct 2009   #1

windows 7
Cannot set Outlook Express as default email program

start>control panel>default programs

Chose default email program:

I go here and i wanna change to Microsoft Office outlok and I press ok.
When I open again it's back on use my curenty email program. So I can not change that.

And when i go to acrobat reader to sen a file it says like U don't have any default email program....

Thx in advance

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28 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

When you select set default programs, click on Microsoft Office Outlook, and then click on choose defaults for this program, are any of the options selected? Specifically, look under protocols and see if MAILTO is checked.
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26 Oct 2010   #3

windows 7 pro

hi, I had a similar problem and found a solution at How To Change Default Programs In Windows hope it helps you
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27 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by redtom View Post
start>control panel>default programs...
Go to the last choice " defaults", custom section, and specifically select your default choices NOT "my current...".
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