1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

IE8 XP Pro Install Yahoo!Mail as Mail Client

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by taplinger, Jan 26, 2011.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. taplinger

    taplinger Thread Starter

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2009
    Messages:
    22
    I don't get it. I just want to see Yahoo!Mail as a pull-down menu choice when I go IE8 -> Tools -> Internet Options -> Programs -> E-mail. I want to bring up Yahoo!Mail when I click on an email link in IE8. Instead I get the error message "Could not perform this operation because mail client is not properly installed"

    If I go Start -> Programs -> Windows Explorer -> Tools -> Folder Options... -> File Types, I don't see URL: Email Protocol.

    Is this because Yahoo!Mail is web-based email and it can't be done? If that's so, why can I do it with Hotmail when that's also web-based?

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
    OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.20GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 3 Stepping 4
    Processor Count: 2
    RAM: 511 Mb
    Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 , 1 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: Total - 78520 MB, Free - 45410 MB;
    Motherboard: http://www.abit.com.tw/, IS7-V2 (Intel i848P-ICH5), 1.0 ,
    Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
     
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Loading...
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/977187

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice