Mailwasher not fnding default email.

  geedad 19:09 14 Jun 08
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Mailwasher 1.6.
I have installed MW 1.6, and it "can't find the default email application", when I try to Process Mail.
Now, I HAVE gone to the MW site,but because it's free, they won't support, although they did hint at what to do. They suggested : "Just tick,"Include in default mail check" under, TOOLS>>Email accounts, click your account and click OK,OK.
I have also had some response from the MW Forum, stating "the default mail application should be settable via OPTIONS.
All of the above I have tried (hundreds of times!), to no avail.
So, has anyone else had the same problem, and subsequently solved it?
geedad

I have to add that Outlook Express 6 works fine when I bypass Mailwasher.

  keverne 19:25 14 Jun 08

In Tools, General Options on the same line as 'Launch email application after processing' there is a Specify... button. Click that and tell us what you find please.

  geedad 00:14 15 Jun 08

daconnor
OK,here goes!
OPTIONS.
Left of General Options.
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Launch email application after processing.TICKED.
Minimize MW after processing.TICKED.
Play sound when new email arrives.Ticked.
Blink icon when new mail arrives.TICKED.
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Perform default mail check every.....UNTICKED.
Right of General Options.
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Minimize MW when X clicked. UNTICKED.
Load MW on startup.UNTICKED.
Minimize MW on startup.UNTICKED.
Perform default mail check on startup.UNTICKED.
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Shortcut key box, Ctrl+Shift+M

That's it!
geedad

  keverne 07:42 15 Jun 08

>That's it!
>geedad

Not quite - you still need to press that 'Specify' button I mentioned. That's where you tell Mailwasher what email application you are using.

It's actually a bit confusing when you look at it because it appears to relate to the 'Minimize MailWasher when [X] clicked' option rather than 'Launch email application after processing'.

  bretsky 09:31 15 Jun 08

"Not quite - you still need to press that 'Specify' button I mentioned. That's where you tell Mailwasher what email application you are using"

Right....in that box you will see "specify a mail command" click the box to the right which will open another box with all your executable programs>navigate to Outlookk Express and select MSIMN>then you can test launch it and OE should open for you.

I'm using 6.1 pro

bretsky ;0)

  geedad 18:56 15 Jun 08

daconnor
bretsky
The problem now seems resolved.However, I have to click on the 'Check Mail' icon to receive my emails. Now, I am sure there is another box I can tick to get MW to show my incoming mail, without my having to click 'Check Mail'.
We are nearly there!!
geedad

  keverne 20:44 15 Jun 08

If you mean on starting Mailwasher then tick 'Perform default mail check on startup'

Or if it's already running a regular check is made by selecting 'Perform mailcheck every' and chosing the number of minutes between checks.

  geedad 22:33 15 Jun 08

daconnor
bretsky
It's done!
Thank you both for your wonderful help. This Forum and members are the best!
geedad

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