It's not interested in Accounts, it is interested in a Mail program
installed on your PC.
Are you using the Windows Live Mail (WLM) program or the Hotmail
website? If in doubt, while reading an e-mail message do a Help
(ALT+H). In the menu the pops-up, the last item will say "About
Microsoft Windows Live Mail" if using the WLM program. If it says
"About Internet Explorer", you are using the website.
If using WLM program:
In Windows XP: Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs, Set Program Access
and Defaults, Custom, Email and select Windows Live Mail, even if it
already seems to be the default.
In Vista/Win7: Control Panel, Programs, Default Programs, Set Program
Access and Computer defaults, Custom, Select Windows Live Mail, even if
it already seems to be the default.
Also in Win7: Control Panel, Programs, Set your Default Programs,
Windows Live Mail, Choose Defaults for this program
Mike - http://TechHelp.Santovec.us
"catlover50" <catlover50@newsgroup> wrote in message
> When I click on an email link on a web page I get this message: "Could
> perform this operation because the default mail client is not properly
> installed." Windows Live Mail is the only email account I have. What
> I do? Thank you for your help.