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Chonny
06-01-2010, 23:51
I have my email all screwed up. By default it's Outlook which I never use. I tried changing it but just ended doing something wrong, it's now set to Mozilla which doesn't do anything. I figure I can change it back, but a better question is how the heck do I change my mailto setting to hotmail?

glock19_fan
06-03-2010, 03:59
You can't. Hotmail is a service, not a piece of software.

The default setting in the options is for a piece of software, not an online service.

I think Windows 7 has something called Live Mail which is a piece of software you can download, and then set that as your default mailto software. Don't quote me because I don't use the Live Mail software, only hotmail.

Sgt. Schultz
06-03-2010, 07:52
You can but you have to download and install Windows Live Mail first ...

http://download.live.com/wlmail

... then you can configure Hotmail as your default e-mail client.

Chonny
06-03-2010, 11:28
Thanks Sarge, that got me setup!

mcole
06-05-2010, 19:41
try thunderbird first. works fine in w 7. mcole