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can't have outlook express and thunderbird as default email client in different XP accounts

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

Thunderbird
Security
RESOLVED EXPIRED
13 years ago
12 years ago

People

(Reporter: magnus, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)

Tracking

x86
Windows XP

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(Not tracked)

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Description

13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1; .NET CLR 1.0.3705; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)
Build Identifier: thunderbird / 1.0

I have several account on my PC, and due to a previous reported bug I can only 
use thunderbird on one of them. Therefore I want to have thunderbird as default 
email client for one windows XP account and outlook express for an other 
windows XP account. This can't be done. ( maybe it's an XP fault?)

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.set thunderbird as default email client in one windows XP account
2.log on to an other XP account
3.set outlook express as default account
4.log on to the first XP acount
5. reset thunderbird as default email client
6........
(Reporter)

Updated

13 years ago
Component: Preferences → Security
Version: unspecified → 1.0

Comment 1

13 years ago
(In reply to comment #0)
> This can't be done. ( maybe it's an XP fault?)

I think it is, see
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;315240, but the utility
from http://windowsxp.mvps.org/defaultmail.htm might help?
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Last Resolved: 12 years ago
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