Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
?
Solved

Default email client for MS Word 2003

Posted on 2010-08-27
5
Medium Priority
?
416 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Hello,
I am using MW Word 2003 under Vista. when I want it to send a document as attachment it will open an email client I don't want it to open. How can I tell it to open Outlook 2003 when sending a document as attachment?

thanks, Penelope
0
Comment
Question by:penelope112358
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:Timothy McCartney
ID: 33543639
There should be a "Default Programs" link in your start menu. You can change these options there
0
 

Author Comment

by:penelope112358
ID: 33607192
It won't let me do that. I do not want to open .doc filles with Outlook per default. I just want them to be SENT as attachment by Outlook.
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:Timothy McCartney
ID: 33607226
What version of windows are you running?
0
 

Author Comment

by:penelope112358
ID: 33607660
Vista SP 2
0
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
Timothy McCartney earned 1000 total points
ID: 33607720
From Outlook 2003's main window, go to Tools > Options; in the Options dialog that opened, click on the "Other" tab.

Under General, check the Make Outlook the default program for E-mail, Contacts, and Calendar checkbox.

Click OK to validate your choice. Outlook 2003 should now be your default email client.

*Use the above instructions to make sure Outlook is set as your default email client*
That should make outlook 2003 open whenever you try to send an attachment
0

Featured Post

Get expert help—faster!

Need expert help—fast? Use the Help Bell for personalized assistance getting answers to your important questions.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A few years ago I was very much a beginner at VBA, and that very much remains the case today.  I'll do my best to explain things as I go in the hope that other beginners can follow.  If you just want to check out a tool that creates a Select Case fu…
Using Word 2013, I was experiencing some incredible lag when typing.  Here's what worked for me....
This video walks the viewer through the process of creating an MLA formatted document, as well as a bibliography with citations.
This video shows where to find templates, what they are used for, and how to create and save a custom template using Microsoft Word.
Suggested Courses

572 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question