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RESOLVED WORKSFORME
8 years ago
7 years ago

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(Reporter: misha530, Unassigned)

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Description

8 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.0.12) Gecko/2009070611 Firefox/3.0.12 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.0.12) Gecko/2009070611 Firefox/3.0.12 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

no option to set hotmail to open from mailto links in webpages.
it could simply set to the sign-in page.
I was told to enter the following in the address bar and then a dropdown would appear to allow this but nothing happens.
javascript:navigator.registerProtocolHandler('mailto','http://mail.live.com
/secure/start?action=compose&to=%s','Livemail');
Mailto feature worked fine with  2.0
No easy add-on that works for it either.


Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.
click on "mailto" button in any web page
2.IE opens at hotmail sign-in page
3.OR nothing happens (I've changed the behavior somehow)
Actual Results:  
nothing now
I tried changing it via javascript:navigator which apparently is disabled in FF 3.5

Expected Results:  
Opens hotmail sign in page in Firefox 3.5 (default browser)

This is apparently a default behavior?
I do NOT have a mail client installed nor do I want one. I want to manage my email in hotmail/live webmail on my browser as always.
I do NOT want to do this in IE. I want to do this in Firefox.
See thread on Mozillazine:
http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=691675&p=3560415
Please read http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Changing+the+e-mail+program+used+by+Firefox#Using_webmail_services

Updated

7 years ago
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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Comment 2

7 years ago
OK so this just isn't possible and I've given up on it. Apparently "live" (hotmail) won't allow this. Thanks anyway.
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