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I'm using google chrome, is there some setting somewhere I can change?

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Go to chrome://settings/handlers and remove the setting for gmail. It is under Privacy then content settings.

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thanks Chapkom, this worked but now the mailto links are dead, how to switch the handlers to Apple Mail? There is no add option in chrome://settings/handlers – tim peterson Apr 2 '12 at 18:13
    
Give this a try: wikihow.com/Change-the-Default-Email-Client-on-Mac-OS-X – chapkom Apr 2 '12 at 18:20
    
yep that did it, this seems like a sneaky thing google is doing to redirect all your mail to gmail, i never changed any setting leading up to this issue, it just happened automatically one day, thanks again! – tim peterson Apr 2 '12 at 18:23

It should respond to the windows defaults which are set in:-

control panel > internet options > programs > set programs

This will set the mail client for all programs including chrome.

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hi toomanyairmiles, i'm using Mac OS X lion, any thoughts on considering Chapkom's suggestion above? thanks! – tim peterson Apr 2 '12 at 18:21

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