Summary

By default, Windows Live Hotmail is not registered with the Default Programs tool in Windows Vista. As a result, you may not be able to set Hotmail as the default mailer for your system. Utility discussed in this page helps you register Windows Live Hotmail with the Default Programs tool in Windows Vista.

Registering Hotmail with the Default Programs tool

  1. Download registerhm.zip and save it to Desktop
  2. Unzip, extract the files (registerhotmail.exe and readme.txt) to folder
  3. Double-click registerhotmail.exe to run it
  4. Click Register Windows Live Hotmail with Default Programs
  5. Optionally, click Set Windows Live Hotmail as the default (current user)

Windows Live Hotmail should now be available in the Default Programs listing.

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