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Posted on 2002-06-20
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I have Outlook 2000 as my email software.

However, it appears that my systems recognizes Outlook Express as the default email reader.

When I open WordPad, File, Send - Then Help, About - it is using Outlook Express.

How can I change it so the system uses Outlook not Express?

This is actually causing a problem with a 3rd party application which sees Outlook Express as the mail reader.

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jmiller47 earned 100 total points
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Try opening Internet Explorer> Tools> Internet Options> Programs> and set the E-mail client to Outlook.

This should do it system wide for you.
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by:stafi
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Try this :
In Internet Explorer choose
Tools/Internet Options/Programs
and set your default mail client.
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by:goldstar
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jmiller47 you win!  

Sorry stafi, you were 10 minutes behind.

I guess I just blew 100 points on an easy question.

Oh, well!

Thanks!
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