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Hi all,

When I want to e-mail several photos and want to resize them for that, I right-click them and choose Send to | Mail Recipient. I then get Thunderbird - which used to be my default e-mail client.

For purpose of working with my smart phone I switched to Outlook, which is now the default mail client.

How do I "convey" to the context menu to bring up Outlook instead of Thunderbird?

Thanks a lot,

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Try this:

Right-click 'Start' button and choose 'Properties'
Under 'Start Menu' tab, click 'Customize'
Where it says (bottom) 'Show on start menu', make sure email is ticked and it says "Microsoft Outlook" (use drop-down arrow to select if necessary). Click 'OK' -- 'OK'.

If that doesn't work, check settings in IE.
Tools->Internet Options.
Click 'Programs' tab.
Make sure against 'Email' it says 'Microsoft Outlook'. again, use the drop-down arrow if necessary.
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"Where it says (bottom) 'Show on start menu', make sure email is ticked..."

I don't have that (maybe because I have "Classic Start Menu"?)
What I get under "Customize" I attach in a screenshot.

In IE settings E-mail is already on Outlook.

Any more ideas?

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