Marga <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Under XP when I wanted to send an email from MS Word, the
> program used
> Outlook Express.
> Even when I had MS Outlook installed with no email options.
> Under Vista I can't send mail from MS Word.
> I can make the mail, but there is no possibility to send the
> It goes to the outbox of MS Outlook.
> I only use Outlook to manage my contacts and agenda. There is
> email-account defined in Outlook.
> I use Windows Mail to send mails.
> Is there a way as in XP to make Windows Mail default
> Maybe someone can help me out.
See if this helps.
On the Start menu, click on Default Programs.
Note: If Default Programs is not listed on your Start menu you
can access it through Control Panel -> Programs.
In Default Programs, click on the first item, "Set your default
In the "Set your default programs" dialog, click on Windows
Mail in the Programs box.
If you see "This program has 1 out of 3 defaults" listed under
Windows Mail in the right hand section, click on "Set this
program as default".
The line should change to "This program has all its defaults".
Click the OK button.
Open Word, create a document and see what happens when you try
to email it to someone.