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IE6 will not let me list a default e-mail program

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  1. jeh1856

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    I can not get IE6 to let me list a default e-mail program under tools/internet options/programs/e-mail. Nothing shows up as an option. When I click an e-mail link in a web page, either one of 2 things happens. It tells me that it could not send the e-mail, or it opens up 67 more copies of IE on my screen. I am using Outlook Express as my e-mail program. Thank you.
     
  2. AbvAvgUser

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    In Outlook Express, go to Tools > Options > General.

    Somewhere at the bottom you will see an button called "Make Default". This will set OE as your default mail program. :)
     
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    Maybe this is part of the problem. Each time I do that, it looks ok. Then if I go back into Outlook Express, it has already switched back to "Not" the default....
     
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    Go to Start | Run
    Type in or copy in the following:

    "c:\program files\outlook express\msimn.exe" /reg

    including quotation marks

    Click OK
     
  5. jeh1856

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    Thank you.

    Jim
     
  6. AbvAvgUser

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    What does this do? Can you please explain?
     
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