microsoft outlook - how can i get rid of this?

  bigdavey 21:23 12 Oct 2009
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hi
i have never in my life used outlook but it has crept into my internet settings somehow and now every time i click a hyperlink "contact", or "email", i get this ridiculous outlook setup process which i can't even complete if i try!!
i am assuming it is something to do with my defalt mail client for explorer or some such...

please can someone help me be rid of this?

i am running windows vista btw. soon i suspect i won't be able to post to this forum because of this hideous outlook nonsense!!

thanks for any help!

dave

  Eric10 22:05 12 Oct 2009

Open Internet Explorer and go to Tools, Internet Options, Programs tab, and set your default email program there.

  bigdavey 21:02 14 Oct 2009

Eric10 could you be a bit more specific, in the programs tab i can find default programmes but i can't set any default mail client, there isn't an option there...please help.
thanks

  lotvic 21:38 14 Oct 2009

To change the default e-mail program in Vista:

1. Click Start, Default Programs, and click Set program access and computer defaults.
2. Type in your administrator password if prompted.
3. Click Custom under Choose a configuration.
4. Under Choose a default e-mail program, select the program you want to set as the default.
5. Click OK.

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