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    Home Forums AskWoody support Windows Windows 10 Windows 10 version 2004 – May 2020 Update Send to mail recipient – Thunderbird

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      • #2307108
        AskWoody Plus

        I haven’t seen this addressed and wonder if it is somehow isolated to my system.

        Since installing 2004, when I use “Send to mail recipient” it says I must create an Outlook profile. I’ve checked and everywhere that I know of I have properly selected Thunderbird as my preferred email client. I can work around by opening a new email in Thunderbird and attaching the file, but before 2004 the system did that much for me.

      • #2307118

        Which software do you have set as your default email program? It might be worth checking the system knows you only want to use Thunderbird, not Outlook.

      • #2307286
        AskWoody Plus

        In the Firefox options screen, the first thing shown is ‘startup’ and what your default email software is along with a box to check ‘always check if Firefox is your default processor’.  I had overlooked checking that box when I first installed Firefox and it was only it got ‘reset’ to Outlook after I reinstalled Microsoft Office, I finally figured out I needed to check that box.

        And as an aside, I keep MS Edge on my computer as some sites don’t play well with Firefox.  Edge has been known to reset the default browser to itself as well on my computer.

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