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How can I make Yahoo! Web mail the default email application on a Windows XP machine, hopefully without installing the Yahoo! Toolbar?

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migrated from Feb 9 '11 at 8:19

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It is going to depend on which browser you are running:

Firefox: You can change it through Tools->Settings->Applications. Documentation on this can be found here.

Chrome: There is an extension to make this change occur easily. You can get it here.

Internet Explorer: It still looks like you need to get the Yahoo Toolbar to make it happen. You can get it here.

Safari: It looks to be a bit trickier. Here is a link on Super User on how to make it work with GMail using the GMail notifier, but this might be a Mac Only solution.

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