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using mail forms brings up AOL rather than Outlook Express

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by bardthorst, Apr 19, 2004.

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  1. bardthorst

    bardthorst Thread Starter

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    I have tried to reset IE through TOOLS, INTERNET OPTIONS, PROGRAMS, choosing OUTLOOK EXPRESS, however, this does not work. That pesky AOL program tries to load whenever I try to use someone's website form or link to e-mail, and I can't make it stop. Can someone please make it stop? :eek: Thanks.

    addendum: Okay, through some research, I found that AOL made an apparent permanent association with e-mail when I use IE as a browser. In AOL's Settings, it says that you can review or change the settings by clicking on Set-Up, but it lies. Now my question is: Do you think I will have to un-install AOL and re-install it in order to get rid of the problem. I know some of you will suggest that unstalling AOL and not re-installing it would be a better solution, but too many people have used that e-mail addy for too long for me to want to change it, at least at this point. Thanks again.
     
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    With Internet explorer open go to tools, internet options, then programs and make sure it says outlook express next to email!
     
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