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#1 newbie in hawaii

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Posted 16 June 2007 - 08:47 PM

I have Vista Business loaded on to my notebook.
I want to and have tried several times to set Mozilla Firefox (Yahoo) as my primary email search and mail program. I have done this by going to default programs and specifying this, however when I go to send mail, the Windows Outlook Express page appears instead of Yahoo.......
This is a major source of irratation, can anyone help?? What am I doing wrong in not being able to specify Yahoo?
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Posted 17 June 2007 - 06:12 AM

Does Yahoo appear as an option when you right click on the Start button, select Properties, select the Start Menu tab, then select "Customize"? Check the dropdown box at the bottom of that Window.

Have you done this by going to Control Panel (Classic View)....Default Programs? Can you specify it there?

If you've tried setting the default Email program in IE, I'd suspect the making Firefox the default will bypass the IE settings (because it defaults to Firefox rather than IE). Here's a link to an extension for Firefox (I haven't tried it myself) that claims to let you access your Yahoo email in Firefox: http://www.acromedia.com/dev/mozilla/useyahoomail/
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