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Windows 7: Making IE default email program again?

16 Dec 2009   #1
ACWN

Windows 7 Ultimate Home 64
 
 
Making IE default email program again?

I know with Vista there was Windows Mail or whatever it was, and with 7 they removed that.


Let me state this very clearly. I DO NOT WANT THAT PROGRAM.


I have Hotmail, I would like to KEEP that. The problem is, when I go to click a link that would open up email, I get an error saying I do not have an email program and to please get one.


Is there a way to set it back so that when I click on an email link it opens IE and directs me to Hotmail??


Please say yes, please say yes, please say yes...


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16 Dec 2009   #2
win7clutz

Windows 7 Ultimate (64)
 
 

I don't think so as it looking for a default email client not a web mail site...
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16 Dec 2009   #3
ACWN

Windows 7 Ultimate Home 64
 
 

Spoot... Oh well.. downloaded Windows Live Mail just so I can get the email addresses.
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