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Snipping Tool - Associate With Default Program


I would like to use the snipping tool and e-mail information i have selected. When i try to do this i receive a message that i do not have an e-mail program associated. My default e-mail program is yahoo (sbcglobal.net). I would like to know how to associate my e-mail program with the snipping tool. I have looked at the "default program" windows and cannot figure out what to do. I don't know what i am looking for in order to set this up. I know that the snipping tool is under accessories but that still doesn't help me. Can anyone help?

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Large send offload (ipv6)         enabled
Link speed &. Duplex              auto negotiation
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Priority & vlan                   priority & vlan enabled
Receive buffers                   256
System idle power saver           disabled
Tcp checksum offload (ipv4)       rx & tx enabled
Tcp checksum offload (ipv6)       rx & tx enabled
Transmit buffers                  512           
Udp checksum offload (ipv4)       rx & tx enabled
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