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Pinned WLM start menu shortcut doesn't work

  1. #1


    Gary VanderMolen Guest

    Pinned WLM start menu shortcut doesn't work

    This only started happening recently. On my Vista PC, when I click on the top-most shortcut
    labeled "E-mail Windows Live Mail" on the main Start menu, it brings up a Live Hotmail page:
    http://login.live.com/login.srf?wa=wsignin1.0

    The other WLM shortcuts, under Programs and on the QuickLaunch bar, work properly.
    Anyone else seeing this? WLM is my default e-mail program.
    --
    Gary VanderMolen [MS-MVP WLM]



      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Peter.R Guest

    Re: Pinned WLM start menu shortcut doesn't work

    Mine still opens WLMail Gary.
    --
    Cheers,
    Peter
    (Windows Vista Home Premium with Windows Live Mail 12.0.1606)
    "There are more things in Heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy." - Shakespeare
    ---------------
    "Gary VanderMolen" <gary@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:uBlPmbdOIHA.4752@xxxxxx


    > This only started happening recently. On my Vista PC, when I click on the top-most shortcut
    > labeled "E-mail Windows Live Mail" on the main Start menu, it brings up a Live Hotmail page:
    > http://login.live.com/login.srf?wa=wsignin1.0
    >
    > The other WLM shortcuts, under Programs and on the QuickLaunch bar, work properly.
    > Anyone else seeing this? WLM is my default e-mail program.
    > --
    > Gary VanderMolen [MS-MVP WLM]

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Gary VanderMolen Guest

    Re: Pinned WLM start menu shortcut doesn't work

    Thanks. Something is not right on my PC. But I have bigger fish to fry
    at the moment, so I'll live with it for now.

    --
    Gary VanderMolen [MS-MVP WLM]


    "Peter.R" <Peter.R@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:BD362BEB-120A-429A-B47A-67741E3BCBE9@xxxxxx

    > Mine still opens WLMail Gary.
    > --
    > Cheers,
    > Peter
    > (Windows Vista Home Premium with Windows Live Mail 12.0.1606)
    > "There are more things in Heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy." - Shakespeare
    > ---------------
    > "Gary VanderMolen" <gary@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:uBlPmbdOIHA.4752@xxxxxx
    >

    >> This only started happening recently. On my Vista PC, when I click on the top-most shortcut
    >> labeled "E-mail Windows Live Mail" on the main Start menu, it brings up a Live Hotmail page:
    >> http://login.live.com/login.srf?wa=wsignin1.0
    >>
    >> The other WLM shortcuts, under Programs and on the QuickLaunch bar, work properly.
    >> Anyone else seeing this? WLM is my default e-mail program.
    >> --
    >> Gary VanderMolen [MS-MVP WLM]


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Gary VanderMolen Guest

    Re: Pinned WLM start menu shortcut doesn't work

    To follow up, I accidentally stumbled over the solution.
    In Vista, Default Programs shows that WLM has 4 possible defaults,
    and one of them, the Start Menu link, had come unglued. Once I
    corrected that, it started working properly again.

    --
    Gary VanderMolen [MS-MVP WLM]


    "Gary VanderMolen" <gary@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:upq6NGfOIHA.4476@xxxxxx

    > Thanks. Something is not right on my PC. But I have bigger fish to fry
    > at the moment, so I'll live with it for now.
    >
    > --
    > Gary VanderMolen [MS-MVP WLM]
    >
    >
    > "Peter.R" <Peter.R@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:BD362BEB-120A-429A-B47A-67741E3BCBE9@xxxxxx

    >> Mine still opens WLMail Gary.
    >> --
    >> Cheers,
    >> Peter
    >> (Windows Vista Home Premium with Windows Live Mail 12.0.1606)
    >> "There are more things in Heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy." - Shakespeare
    >> ---------------
    >> "Gary VanderMolen" <gary@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:uBlPmbdOIHA.4752@xxxxxx
    >>

    >>> This only started happening recently. On my Vista PC, when I click on the top-most shortcut
    >>> labeled "E-mail Windows Live Mail" on the main Start menu, it brings up a Live Hotmail page:
    >>> http://login.live.com/login.srf?wa=wsignin1.0
    >>>
    >>> The other WLM shortcuts, under Programs and on the QuickLaunch bar, work properly.
    >>> Anyone else seeing this? WLM is my default e-mail program.
    >>> --
    >>> Gary VanderMolen [MS-MVP WLM]
    >
    >


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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