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"There is no email program associated..." displayed at login

Started using Windows 7 RC x64 on my main computer yesterday, so far I have only found one annoyance the following message is displayed each and every time I login to the computer:

"There is no email program associated to perform the requested action. Please install an email program or, if one is already installed, create and association in the Default Programs control panel."

This has been popping up from when I first installed my computer, before Mozilla ThunderBird was installed and set as the default mail client. The window itself is created by WMDHost.exe (a 32-bit process) part of Windows Mobile Device Center - required for interaction with my PDA.

I have tried setting the default client in control panel, this appears to work - however the message is still displayed at each and every login.
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RichardSlaterAuthor Commented:
Sorry I should have mentioned, I had Googled various parts of the error messages and I did come across this page. The issue however does not appear to be with Thunderbird, it appears to be with Windows Mobile Device Centre. I think this because it happened before Thunderbird was installed and the message is displayed by the ominously and hilariously named WMDHost.exe.
Try using MSConfig (click start then in the "Search programs and files" type in MSconfig) to disable all startup items.  For convenience sake there's a disable all button.  Reboot and see if that fixes it.  If not then open MSConfig back up and also disable all the non-Microsoft services.

If this fixes the issue then you can go back in and only enable the mandatory services and startup items that you need, then reboot and see if the error comes back.  Continue to re-enable the startup/services until the problem is resolved.
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RichardSlaterAuthor Commented:
tenaj, thanks for the response actually I know what is creating the message, it is "WMDHost.exe" which I can disable and it does indeed remove the error, however then my PDA won't work because Windows Mobile Device Center is disabled.
Your probable right about the issue being that you installed Thunderbird after you installed Windows Mobile Device Center.  

So uninstall Windows Mobile Device Center, then double check that Thunderbird is set under your default programs (Control Panel\Programs\Default Programs\Set Default Programs) and then reinstall Windows Mobile Device Center.
Richard, any update on this issue?
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