Setting default email client for Firefox

  Andrew-C 10:28 02 Jan 2005
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I'm having difficulty getting Firefox to use mozilla as the default email program. Mozilla is the default email program as far as the settings in it are concerned.

However, when i click on a 'mail to' link on a web page Outlook is automatically started.

How do I fix this - I would have thought that it would be possible due to the links between Firefox and Mozilla.

Thanks
andrew

  SEASHANTY 16:43 02 Jan 2005

Click on START button. On the RH side of window under Control Panel is "Set Programme Access & Defaults". Click on this. Click on the the double arrows to the far right of "customise". See what boxes you have ticked for - allow email access.

  SEASHANTY 16:48 02 Jan 2005

I should perhaps mention that I use Mozilla Mail as the default but clicking on "contact" or "Mail to" on some websites automatically selects O.E. I just leave it as it is and it goes by O.E. I presume that this is the only way the website will accept the mail. Who am I to argue. Its either that or cancel sending the message.

  Andrew-C 17:58 02 Jan 2005

thanks seashanty - should have pinted out that i'm running windows 2000, can't find the appropriate area via control panel...

  Stuartli 18:05 02 Jan 2005

Try XP's Set Program Access and Defaults panel.

  Irishman 18:11 02 Jan 2005

Download the latest updates for 2000. Set Programme Access is one of these.

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