To set up a default email program in Windows XP:
- Press Windows Logo key + R. This opens the "Run" command.
- Type appwiz.cpl , click OK. This opens "Add or Remove Programs."
- In the left column, click Set Program Access and Defaults.
- Select Custom.
- Under "Choose a default e-mail program," click on your preferred email program, such as Microsoft Outlook, Yahoo Mail, or Outlook Express.
- Click OK.