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This article describes how to set Outlook Express as your default Simple Messaging application programming interface (MAPI) client.
When you send a document from within a program by clicking Send on the File menu (such as in Microsoft WordPad), or by pointing to Send To on the File menu and then clicking Mail Recipient (such as in Microsoft Word), the e-mail program that is set as your default Simple MAPI client is used to send the document.
To set Outlook Express as your default Simple MAPI client, quit all other running e-mail programs, and then follow these steps in Outlook Express:
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Article ID: 178077 - Last Review: January 22, 2007 - Revision: 3.2
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