How to make Outlook Express your default email program

Discussion in 'Outlook Express' started by popowich, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. popowich

    popowich EQ Forum Admin Staff Member

    Aug 12, 2008
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    To make Outlook Express your default email program please follow these steps :

    • Close outlook express if it's already running.
    • Go to the Start button and select Run
    • Type "msimn /reg" in the run box and then press OK
    • Wait for 60 seconds while Windows makes some changes in the background (you won't see anything on the screen)
    • Start outlook express
    • Go to the Tools menu and select Options
    • Click the General tab
    • In the Default Messaging Programs section neat click Make Default button
    • Click Apply and then click OK

  2. Mom4DaintyPawsDuo

    Mom4DaintyPawsDuo New Email

    Jan 1, 2013
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    Oops! 2010! Still viable? Sure, must be. Question: is okay to download and use the foregoing in making OE my default email account with Yahoo as my OE mail server?

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