Thursday, 16 February 2012

Resolution for not able to set Outlook Express as default e mail client


Resolution for not able to set Outlook Express as default e mail client

Copy and paste the content in Notepad and save the file as Outlookexpress.txt and change the file extension to Outlookexpress.reg > Double click on the Outlookexpress.reg > You will get a prompt if you want to merge the registry key > Click on Yes > Restart the computer > open Outlook Express and you are good to.
 Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail\Outlook Express]
@="Outlook Express"
"DLLPath"="C:\\PROGRAM FILES\\OUTLOOK EXPRESS\\MSOE.DLL"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail\Outlook Express\Protocols]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail\Outlook Express\Protocols\mailto]
@="
URL:MailTo Protocol"
"EditFlags"=hex:02,00,00,00
"URL Protocol"=""

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail\Outlook
Express\Protocols\mailto\DefaultIcon]
@="C:\\PROGRAM FILES\\OUTLOOK EXPRESS\\MSIMN.EXE,-2"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail\Outlook Express\Protocols\mailto\shell]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail\Outlook
Express\Protocols\mailto\shell\open]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail\Outlook
Express\Protocols\mailto\shell\open\command]
@="\"C:\\PROGRAM FILES\\OUTLOOK EXPRESS\\MSIMN.EXE\" /mailurl:%1"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail\Outlook Express\shell]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail\Outlook Express\shell\open]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail\Outlook Express\shell\open\command]
@="\"C:\\PROGRAM FILES\\OUTLOOK EXPRESS\\MSIMN.EXE\""

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail\Outlook Express\Envelope]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail\Outlook Express\Envelope\CLSID]
@="{A08AF898-C2A3-11d1-BE23-00C04FA31009}"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail\Outlook Express\Envelope\CurVer]
@="OutlookExpress.Envelope.1"