did that, however the apply bottom is not active, something however happend, when
I used the link in the email, IE8 tries to setup a new email account, with the name of the email link (which I of course did not want) Under outlook express (window 7 does NOT have) when I clicked on an email link, it would bring up the new mail screen with the (link) email address.
If you open IE8 and click on Tools -> Internet Options then click on the Programs Tab
choose another E-mail. Then choose Windows Live again and the Apply button should be activated. Press the Apply and then press OK.
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