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How to change your default e-mail client in Outlook
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After installing, Microsoft Outlook starts automatically when you connect to your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and check for mail.
When you installed Outlook, Microsoft Internet Explorer was set to use Microsoft Outlook as your default e-mail client.
In Microsoft Internet Explorer, change the Mail service back to your previous mail client. Installing Outlook modifies the registered file type for the "URL:MailTo Protocol" entry to point to Outlook.
Change the Default Mail ClientTo change your default mail client, follow these steps:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/154359/EN-US/ ): How to change the default mail client for Internet Explorer