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I use Mozilla products Firefox and Thunderbird. When on any website I click on an e-mail adres, it does not open in Thunderbird. How solve it ?

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For years I use Mozilla products Firefox and Thunderbird with great satisfaction. Recently I installed both on a new windows 10 laptop. When being on any given website I click on an e-mail adress, it does not open in Thunderbird. Instead I obtain a popup window with several options, but not Thunderbird. How do I solve this ? Thank you.

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Hello roger.verlinden2, Since you are using windows, I think the problem is because Thunderbird is not your Default email. To change that, click the Type here to search on the left of the taskbar and type Default apps. Then, change the default email app to Thunderbird mail. If that doesn't work, then go to , https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-program-used-open-email-links, for the exact answer. Thanks for asking and please tell me how I did and if you solved the problem. Stay Safe!!

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Hello roger.verlinden2, Since you are using windows, I think the problem is because Thunderbird is not your Default email. To change that, click the Type here to search on the left of the taskbar and type Default apps. Then, change the default email app to Thunderbird mail. If that doesn't work, then go to , https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-program-used-open-email-links, for the exact answer. Thanks for asking and please tell me how I did and if you solved the problem. Stay Safe!!

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Thank you Tommy.

Indeed Thunderbird was not my default e-mail. I changed windows 10 and the problem is solved ! You did a marvelous job ! And so fast ...

Best wishes.

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No Problem!

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