Tips to fix Windows® Mail is not installed error message
What are the causes behind the appearance of Windows Mail is not installed error message? Discuss the techniques to fix the problem.
Windows Mail is a default email program associated with Windows Vista operating system. Windows Vista operating system from Microsoft is available in different versions such as Windows Vista Home, Windows Vista Enterprise and Windows Vista Professional. Windows Mail is one of the best email program developed by Microsoft which replaces MS Outlook Express in Windows XP operating system. Window Mail comes as a Core application of Microsoft Office Suite. Windows Mail offers several advanced features to make the program simple and easy to use. But in some cases when you click on a email hyperlink or when you try to access Windows Mail, it will display error message ‘Windows Mail is not installed’.
Some of the possible causes for the ‘Windows Mail is not installed’ error and some methods to fix this problem are given below:
- Possible causes
- Set as Default
- Run a virus scan
Windows Mail email program, which is a default program of Windows Vista operating system sometimes exhibits some error messages. In certain situation when you try to access Windows Mail, it shows the error message ‘Windows Mail is not installed’. If the default email program does not contain its default association, then Windows Mail displays error messages. Another possible cause for the above error message is due to the corrupted or damaged Windows Mail. This mainly happens due to the attack of viruses or other malwares.
Set as Default
If Windows Mail does not have all the default association especially MailTo Protocols, then it may displays error message ‘Windows Mail is not installed’. To get rid of this issue, close all Windows Mail applications. Then select the ‘Control Panel’ from the ‘Start’ menu and click on ‘Default Program’ icon. Then click on the link ‘Set your default program’ link. In the left pane list of window, select ‘Windows Mail’. To set all of its associates as default, click on ‘Set this program as default’. Then click on ‘Ok’.
Any damaged or corrupted Windows also exhibit the error message ‘Windows Mail is not installed’. Windows Mail gets corrupted due to the attack of malicious programs. They have the ability to corrupt all the programs installed in Windows Vista operating system. You can perform a virus scan to detect and remove these malwares. If it does not resolve the problem, then perform repair installation to resolve the Windows Mail problem. Otherwise reinstall Windows Vista operating system.
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