Email shortcut can't make up its mind!!!

  Vonnie 09:51 07 Jun 03

Recently, whenever I click on Email shortcut icon I get one of two things.

It either puts me into Outlook Express or it puts me into Incredimail. I would like it to just go into Outlook as I have a separate shortcut for Incredimail. Is there anyway of ensuring that this happens?

Don't advise me to uninstall Incredimail as I am happy with it, just prefer having Outlook as my default.

I use XP home.

  Forum Editor 10:21 07 Jun 03

on your desktop icon and select properties.

Click on the 'shortcut' tab and look at the box marked 'Target'. What you should see is:

"C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\msimn.exe"

If you see something different, click in the box and alter the target path until it's the same as mine, including the quotations.

  Vonnie 10:24 07 Jun 03

Target box just says email and is greyed out!

What next?


  VoG™ 10:30 07 Jun 03

In Windows Explorer, navigate to C:\Program Files\Outlook Express, right click on msimn.exe and select Copy.

Go to desktop, right click and select Paste shortcut.

Right click on the shortcut, select rename and call it Outlook Express (or whatever).

Delete your old e-mail icon.

  Vonnie 10:43 07 Jun 03

Managed to get what I needed now. Much appreciated.


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