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Windows 7: Live Mail http links in messages

21 Jan 2011   #1

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
Live Mail http links in messages

I am obviously doing something wrong but when I click on http links in my inbox messages, it opens them using microsoft word 2010. How can I change it so I can use a browser (firefox or ie)?

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22 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

Control Panel>Default Programs. Use the 1st and 4th options to specifically check off your preferred browser and email programs.
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22 Jan 2011   #3

windows 7 home premium 64 bit

Tried it and worked fine. Thanks!!!!
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