New E-mail Message Shortcut

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How to Create a "New E-mail Message" Shortcut in Vista and Windows 7
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This will show you how to create a New E-mail Message shortcut that will open the New Message window of whatever default email client program that you have installed in Vista and Windows 7.
How to Create a "New E-mail Message" Shortcut in Vista and Windows 7

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This will show you how to create a New E-mail Message shortcut that will open the New Message window of whatever default email client program that you have installed in Vista and Windows 7.

EXAMPLE: New Message window from Windows Mail
New_Message.jpg




OPTION ONE
To Download the "New E-mail Message" Shortcut

1. Click on the Download button below to download the file below.​
New_E-mail_Message.zip
download

2. Click on Save and save the ZIP file to the Desktop.​
3. Right click on the downloaded ZIP file and click on Open.​
4. Click on Allow in the UAC prompt.​
5. Extract (drag and drop) the New E-mail Message shortcut to the desktop.​
6. You can now Pin to Taskbar (Windows 7 only) or Pin to Start Menu this shortcut, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move it where you like for easy use.​
7. When done, you can delete the downloaded ZIP file if you like.​





OPTION TWO
To Manually Create the "New E-mail Message" Shortcut

1. Right click on a empty area of the desktop, and click on New and Shortcut.​
2. Type mailto: into the location area, and click on the Next button. (See screenshot below)​
Location.jpg

3. Type New E-mail Message for the name, and click on the Finish button. (See screenshot below)​
NOTE: You can name this anything you would like though.
Name.jpg

5. You can now Pin to Taskbar (Windows 7 only) or Pin to Start Menu this shortcut, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move it where you like for easy use.​
That's it,
Shawn


 

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