Outlook Express as default mail handler XP Home

  Mat E Low 11:10 18 Jun 2003

I am unable to set the above. If I try to set as default from OE and click apply the next time I look the box states this is not the default mail handler.
If I try from IE the only option shown is MS outlook.
If I click on a link from an E Mail I get 60+ copies action cancelled
Please help as I have run out of ideas.

  eccomputers 12:15 18 Jun 2003

Are you setting it in control panel/internet options/programs?

  Mat E Low 12:52 18 Jun 2003

Tried that, it seems to be the same box as as IE and only gives the MS outlook option.

  powerless 19:58 18 Jun 2003

Start > Set Program Access and Defaults > Custom > Choose a defualt email program > Outlook Express

  Mat E Low 23:00 18 Jun 2003

Thanks powerless, but the only option shown is "use default mail programme" and the box will not uncheck. However in the box above there is an option to check IE as the default web browser would changing to IE as the default web browser help?

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