How to start a new email mesage from the task bar?

  Pedro Campos 15:26 30 Dec 2004
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How do i start a new email message from the taskbar without having to open outlook? My OS is Windows XP Home and I use Microsoft Outlook 2003.

  ACOLYTE 15:35 30 Dec 2004

click here


Any of these Hide OE might do it.

  Zak 15:44 30 Dec 2004
  kissamyassa 16:02 30 Dec 2004

click start, run type in sendto: followed by an email address, a new email opens

  kissamyassa 16:10 30 Dec 2004

sorry meant mailto:[email protected]

- not sendto:

  Molded 07:59 31 Dec 2004

A simple way of doing this is:

Right click your desktop and select - New/Shortcut

In the dialogue box type - mailto:

Click Next and either accept the default name for the shortcut or type your own.

Click Finish and you now have a shortcut which opens a "New Mail" window without bothering OE.

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