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When clicking email link, I want Firefox to open Hotmail.

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Instead when clicking a link it opens Gmail o_o
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Well, I'm after a way to edit how Firefox treats an email link.
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Right Click Internet Explorer on the desktop->Properties->Programs Tab.. oh wait, that's IE

Tools->Options->Applications->mailto

http://www.google.com/#hl=en&source=hp& ... fb4411ca2e
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Why the hell do people even use Hotmail, if for anything other than a spam target? The few times I've had to reactivate and use it, I've gotten spam that passes their filter within minutes.
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Post by franpa »

I've only started getting some spam in the last month. for well over 2 years I got no spam in my inbox.

@ Deathlike2, that area doesn't allow URL's, only applications.
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pick a mail app that will let set up hotmail, like say windows live mail.

otherwise, copy & paste.
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Urg, Hotmail. I've had people who use Hotmail unable to get any emails from me from various addresses, and they were unable to send me anything. What a useless service.
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franpa wrote:I've only started getting some spam in the last month. for well over 2 years I got no spam in my inbox.

@ Deathlike2, that area doesn't allow URL's, only applications.


franpa, do I have to take a screenshot because you're not paying attention?

http://tinyurl.com/yah9tf3
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Whoa, Yahoo! Answers actually having a good answer? since when!
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Post by darkbenny »

I still use the same hotmail account I've had for close to 10 years. I do not receive any spam.
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Post by adventure_of_link »

darkbenny wrote:I still use the same hotmail account I've had for close to 10 years. I do not receive any spam.


and i've used mine for over eight years now, and almost* all the spam goes into the junk box.

*: of course junk will leak through the cracks every now and then, however that's what the phishing scam button is for. I even use it in the junk mail spam.
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Deathlike2 wrote:
franpa wrote:I've only started getting some spam in the last month. for well over 2 years I got no spam in my inbox.

@ Deathlike2, that area doesn't allow URL's, only applications.


franpa, do I have to take a screenshot because you're not paying attention?

http://tinyurl.com/yah9tf3

Just an update to this, in recent versions of Firefox you have to do this via a bookmark or similar method. They disabled the ability to execute javascript via the address bar for some reason.
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