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Email Client In Ie8


I was wondering on a fresh clean install of windows 7 build 7100 with default settings (nothing altered or changed) ie: no other programs installed except the drivers for the hardware etc. How would someone go about choosing the email client. I will explain a little more. When clicking in a link in a website to sent them an email a box pops up with this message.

Could not perform this operation because the default email client is not properly installed.


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Posted On: 2010-03-03 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-08-25 . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

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So, i stopped the upgrade, and want to know, which email client is recommended so i can have an email function similar to the outlook express? I do not have a hotmail acct. I don't really want a hotmail acct.


Posted On: 2010-01-10 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-03-26 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-02-17 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-02-21 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-11 . View Related Posts . . View 23 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-08-20 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-25 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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It says that i need to install the latest version of yahoo toolbar to do that. I have done that but yahoo mail doesn't appear in the list of e-mail programs in internet explorer options, there are only hotmail and outlook. I have contacted yahoo customer care and they told me that i have to contact microsoft support about this issue, and when i tried to do that, i found there is no support by e-mail, it's only by phone, and i like to use the e-mail one.

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Posted On: 2009-11-01 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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Once again. Everything works fine on windows xp clients. How can i correct this? I turned on network discovery and file and print sharing. It didn't seem to make any difference. Even when clicking on the 'view remote printers' of any windows 7 client pc, it shows 0 items even though there are 5 printers installed locally. I am a domain admin with local admin rights on all pcs. What is going on?


Posted On: 2010-07-29 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-06-22 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-06-30 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-03-20 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-14 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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After hours of fiddling with the indexing options and terribly slow performance, i decided to just index windows live mail. However, it seems that indexing won't work on the windows live mail folder. I've fiddled with file types and deselected other folder locations just to focus on windows live mail, but in the end it won't index. I've got at least 4000 emails on this pc and not a single one of them indexes. I tried a registry fix at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969165 to no avail. Any ideas?


Posted On: 2010-07-15 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Windows 7 64bit doesn't distinguish between ie8 64 bit and ie8 32 bit when attempting to set a default browser using the control panel default programs 'associate' utility. My new windows 7 64 bit pc (luv that i7 920 intel cpu) came installed with both ie8-64 bit and ie8-32 bit (nothing more need be said regarding the absurdity of having to deal with this in the first place - i should have gone with the imac).

Anyway, ie64 bit lacks the flash player cuz adobe hasn't released a 64 bit version yet, per their website. So i can't use ie64 with xm online music stream (et al). Ie32, on the other hand, supports flash player, but won't successfully link to various embedded hypertext links, such as those embedded in an email. My initial solution was to use firefox, which served me well until an application from a local vendor will only work with internet explorer. Sigh.

I've used windows since version 2 back in the 1980s, have become stoic, and can emotionally cope with having to use 3 browsers to get the job done.

However, just for fun, my current burning question is, with two different versions of ie8 (64 bit and 32 bit) installed into windows 7, why doesn't the control panel default applications utility seem to aware of the fact that there are indeed two different versions installed? It lists firefox and internet explorer, but does not differentiate between the two flavors of ie. My goal was to set ie8 64 bit as the default browser temporarily to accommodate the vendor's application.

Fyi, by setting the default, i refer to: control panel | default programs | associate a file type or protocol with a program. Then scroll down to 'http' and click on the change program button. So in my case, firefox and only one instance of internet explorer, with no bit distinction, display as selection options.


Posted On: 2010-03-11 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-08-10 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Email address removed for privacy


Posted On: 2009-06-18 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-07-09 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Looking forward to an answer and to a better compatible similar to email program with any new windows coming out.


Posted On: 2010-05-10 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

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I am using windows vista.


Posted On: 2009-08-05 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-07-20 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-20 . View Related Posts . . View 11 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-03-07 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-14 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-08-08 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-05-25 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-04-18 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .