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Open Craigslist email mailto links in GMAIL

I would like GMAILl to handle CraigsList's mailto links instead of Outlook Express. Right now Outlook Express opens up when I click on an email inside of CraigsList. How can I tell Windows XP to go to GMAIL? I am using IE 7.0 and Windows XP SP2.
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I have the same problem for some sites and I have no idea why
I have installed the gmail notifier, \
https://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=10966&query=mailto:&topic=0&type=f&ctx=en:search

but there are some registry entries that might need to be changed too...

I found this in google - perhaps it does the trick but some of the comments seem to indicate it might not

http://www.williamrandol.com/GmailIconNotifier.htm

I found another page with a registry setting

    * HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\mailto\shell\open\command
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Hrmm, I stumbled upon this simple script that changes the MAILTO links and directs them to GMAIL. Effective , Working correctly so far.
http://blog.monstuff.com/archives/images/MailtoComposeInGMail.user.js
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Oh, Thanks! I will try your registry settings and see what happens... Thank you for the expert advice.