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Microsoft Office 2003 & Windows Live Mail

by gonavy / March 1, 2009 10:10 AM PST

When I was using Outlook Express, I could point Word & Excel to it to e-mail documents & spreadsheets. Since I have installed Windows Live Mail, all e-mails go to Outlook, which I have never initialized.

Does anyone know how to link Office applications & Live Mail? I've looked everywhere I could think of with no joy.

I use a Dell Inspiron 1900 with Windows X.


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How so...
by John.Wilkinson / March 1, 2009 1:17 PM PST

I am not exactly sure what you mean by "I could point Word & Excel to it to e-mail documents & spreadsheets"

If you mean which program launches when you click on an e-mail link in one of those applications, you will want to set Windows Live Mail as your default e-mail program, which is an option available through the Control Panel.


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Is my face ever red!
by gonavy / March 2, 2009 1:25 AM PST

Apparently when I replaced Outlook Express with Windows Live, my default e-mail program became Microsoft Outlook. I looked all through Microsoft Office & Windows Live but never thought to look at Internet Options.

After all these years, you would think I might have learned something.

Thanks for the help. Problem solved.


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