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Q: Using Outlook only for email, without Outlook Express ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: Using Outlook only for email, without Outlook Express
Category: Computers > Software
Asked by: triptych1-ga
List Price: $3.00
Posted: 24 Jun 2006 21:34 PDT
Expires: 24 Jul 2006 21:34 PDT
Question ID: 740868
I just installed a new computer and I am using Outlook for my default
email.  I believe the account is set up properly with the appropriate
incoming and outgoing servers based on the setup of the previous
computer.  When in Outlook, I can send and receive email without any
issues.  However, when on the Internet and I click on an email
(mailto:) link, my computer opens Outlook Express to send the email.

I don't want to use Outlook only as my email server for everything. 
Please let me know how to get rid of Outlook Express.
Subject: Re: Using Outlook only for email, without Outlook Express
Answered By: rainbow-ga on 24 Jun 2006 22:38 PDT
Hi triptych1,

To set Outlook as your default program for email: 

Start Internet Explorer. 
Select Tools > Internet Options from the menu. 
Go to the Programs tab. 
Make sure Microsoft Office Outlook or Microsoft Outlook is selected under E-mail. 
Click OK. 

I hope this is helpful. If you have any questions regarding my answer
please don't hesitate to ask before rating.

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