|Change the Default Mail Client (All Windows)|
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The setting allows you to change which program is opened and used to send an e-mail messages when you click on a "mailto:" link in a web page.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new String value, or modify the existing value called '(Default)' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||"C:\program files\Outlook Express\msimn.exe" %1|
System Key: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\mailto\shell\open\command]|
Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value: Mail program command-line
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: February 24, 2003