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Re: "Send To" Email link changing its default program from OE to Outlook

Subject: Re: "Send To" Email link changing its default program from OE to Outlook
From: "Mortimer"
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2008 21:31:10 -0000
Newsgroups: uk.comp.misc

"Lou Ravi" <j.murphy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
news:492aa978$1$956$ba4acef3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Mortimer wrote:
>> 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 instead
> (msimn.exe).

Not quite that simple. Outlook had been installed for some time, with no ill
effects, then several months later Send To changed its default program. 



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