> Has anyone else seen PCs which have both Outlook Express (or Windows
> Mail on Vista) and Outlook installed change their default program for
> the "Send To" Email link from OE/WM to Outlook in the past few weeks?
> Two PCs, one XP and OE, the other Vista and WM, have recently
> exhibited this symptom. If you right-click on a file and do Send To
> Email, it brings up an Outlook "Send Mail" dialogue instead of an
> OE/WM one. Because no accounts were set up in Outlook on either PC,
> there was no Send button - that is what first alerted people to the
> fact that something was wrong.
It's simple, you've installed Outlook/Office which takes over from
Outlook Express. If you want to change it just go into the 'send to'
folder (docs and settings/Send to) You delete Outlook and you put OE
> In both cases, the fix was to go into Internet Explorer and change the
> default program for Email from Outlook back to OE/WM - that cured it
> both for Send To links and for mailto addresses in Web pages.
> Is it a coincdence that two people have experienced this problem
> recently or is there a rogue MS Update which has changed the setting?