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Windows 7: MS Outlook 2003 - Default email

18 Oct 2012   #1

MS Outlook 2003 - Default email

Am trying -using 7zip- to compress & email but unable to do so as Outlook is not my default. Apparently Live Mail is.

How can I change please?


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18 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

One of the following links should help:
Set Outlook 2003 as default mail client in Windows 2007 - Microsoft Community
Outlook -> Tools -> Options -> Other tab -> Check 'Make Outlook the
default program'

Default Programs - Set a Program's Default Associations
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19 Oct 2012   #3

Windows 7

Hi ess,

You can Set Outlook 2003 as default mail client in Windows 2007 as @Irene already suggested, But if you want to compress your outlook email than you can try Tool > Compact now. more detail: How to compact the personal folders (.pst) files in Outlook
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20 Oct 2012   #4


Thank you both for suggestions.

1. The "box" for Outlook is already ticked.
2. Not able to add any programme in ... "Default Programs".
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27 Oct 2012   #5


Solved problem by uninstalling Windows Live.
Strange that two MS programmes cause this

Win 8........... arrghhhh
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