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Windows 7: Make the default email

22 Oct 2017   #1

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Make the default email

HI: How do I make the default email program. I am using IE11 and windows7. Presnetly my mail to is set at Outlook, not I cannot find it in the list. Thanks

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23 Oct 2017   #2

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)

In Windows, your "default email program" refers to which email program you want to use to do your email in Windows. It does not refer to which website you will go to for your email.

Outlook is an email program, whereas is a website.

You'll need to either decide on an email program to use for your email, or you'll need to keep going on the web to access
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23 Oct 2017   #3

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu

You do not say which version of outlook you are using but it should be a simple matter to add Outlook Com to the email services that Outlook checks automatically for you, and of course, if you wish, you can still use the web based interface, which is useful if you are on someone else's system

The following guide may give you a start at least

Add your account in Outlook for Windows - Outlook
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