In Windows computer, Outlook 2010 can be set as default email client as per the procedure explained below. The default email application is used when for all email related activities you preform on your computer. For example, if you click ‘send mail’ link in your web browser, it would automatically open a new email message using the default email client. The below method can be used in any Windows OS (XP or Vista or Windows 7)
- Click on File Menu
- Click on Options
- Click on General tab. (It should open in General tab by default)
- Under ‘Start up options’, select the check button ‘Make outlook the default program for E-Mail, Contacts and Calendar‘
- Click on OK button and close the window.