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LWE10047 : Howto change the Mailto on a windows system


The mail program you use does not open when you click on a mail address in your browser


Wrong configuration of the mailto parameter in the registry


To change the mailclient you prefer, you have to set a parameter in the registy. This parameter is of type REG_EXPAND_SZ which means that you cannot easily read it after an export.
You open the registry and navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\mailto\shell\open\command and correct the setting to the one you want. e.g. "c:\programme\mutt\mutt.exe" %1

When you export this it looks like:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00



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