Windows Mail - Restore or Remove from Default Programs


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    Windows Mail - Restore or Remove from Default Programs

    Windows Mail - Restore or Remove from Default Programs
    How to Restore or Remove Windows Mail from Default Programs
    Windows Mail - Restore or Remove from Default Programs

    How to Restore or Remove Windows Mail from Default Programs

    information   Information
    This will show you how to either restore or remove Windows Mail from the Set Default Programs list in Vista for all users.
    Tip   Tip
    If you wanted to set Windows Mail as the default email program, then see this tutorial instead.

    EXAMPLE: Internet Explorer Restored and Removed from Set Default Programs list
    Windows Mail - Restore or Remove from Default Programs-restored-jpg

    Windows Mail - Restore or Remove from Default Programs-removed-jpg





    OPTION ONE

    Using a REG File Download

    NOTE: This option will only restore Windows Mail back to the Set Default Programs list.
    1. Click on the Download button below to download the file below.
    WindowsMailRegistry.reg
    download
    2. Click on Save and save the .reg file to the desktop.

    3. Right click on the downloaded .reg file and click on Merge.

    4. Click on Run, Yes, and OK in prompted.

    5. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.




    OPTION TWO

    Through Default Programs

    1. Open the Control Panel (Classic View)

    2. Click on the Default Programs icon.

    3. Click on the Set program access and computer defaults link. (See screenshot below)
    Windows Mail - Restore or Remove from Default Programs-set_program_link-jpg
    4. Click on Continue in the UAC prompt.

    5. Select (dot) Custom and click on the drop down arrow to the right of it to expand Custom. (See screenshot below step 6)

    6. Scroll down to the Choose a default e-mail program section.
    Windows Mail - Restore or Remove from Default Programs-program_access-jpg
    7. To Restore Windows Mail to the Set Default Programs List
    A) To the right of Windows Mail, check the Enable access to this program box. (See screenshot above)

    B) Go to step 9.
    8. To Remove Windows Mail from the Set Default Programs List
    A) To the right of Windows Mail, uncheck the Enable access to this program box. (See screenshot below step 6)
    9. Click on OK. (See screenshot below step 6)

    10. Windows Mail will now be restored or removed from the Set Default Program list. (See examples above)
    That's it,
    Shawn


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  2.    30 Nov 2008 #1
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    Re: Windows Mail - Restore or Remove from Default Programs


    Option two was exactly the same as shown in the control panel when i opened it
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    Re: Windows Mail - Restore or Remove from Default Programs


    Hello gbgBernard,

    Have you already tried Option One to add Windows Mail back to the default program list?
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