Gmail taking over email?

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by whovous, Jun 2, 2007.

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  1. whovous

    whovous Registered Member

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    I am trying to help a friend via email, and getting all of the details from him is difficult.

    He likes to send email to authors of news articles. Often, when he clicks on a "send email to author" icon, instead of opening Outlook Express, as expected, his browser gets redirected to a Gmail page instead.

    While he has, or at least had, a Gmail account, he does not use it anymore, and does not want to be redirected there. Where can he find the browser setting (if that is what it is) that is doing the redirecting and undo it?

    If this is not enough info, please let me know.

    Thanks.
     
  2. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    If using IE, click on Tools, Internet Options, Programs. Check to see which email program is listed there.
     
  3. whovous

    whovous Registered Member

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    D'oh! How did I miss that? Thanks for the quick reply.
     
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    ronjor Global Moderator

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    You're welcome. :)
     
  5. Doom Scythe

    Doom Scythe Registered Member

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    Wow, I didn't know that there exist such a trick. Anyway, is there such an equicalent for Firefox 2?
     
  6. ronjor

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    If you make Firefox your default browser, it will use the same email program you are using in Internet Explorer.
     
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