Why does YM use outlook express to send Emails & How can I change that?
It seemed like older versions of YM would use my Yahho email account when I tried to send emails to messenger contacts directly thru YM. But now everytime I try to send an email to a contact in YM it always tries to go thru outlook express! Why? Is there a way to avoid using outlook express altogether from YM? Why isn't YM tied directly to my yahoo email when sending emails like it is when I receive them?
- hutsonLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
You probably have Outlook Express set as your default email. To make Yahoo! Mail the default email application for your computer, click Start > Control Panel > Internet Options > Programs tab (or Tools > Internet Options > Programs tab) > under E-mail click the down arrow and select Yahoo! Mail > click Apply and OK.