Windows 10 No Email Program Associated To Perform The Requested Action

The send to mail link shortcut is broken in Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 3 tablet and I have installed a part of Microsoft Office suite Outlook app. When I right clicked on a file or picuture to send attachments in the File Explorer and choosed Send To > Mail Recipient from context menu, a error message “There is no email program associated to perform the requested action. Please install an email program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Defaults Programs control panel.” poped up. Any way to get it working? Continue reading

Fix Windows 10 send to mail recipient not working

I had setup my Gmail account correctly to work through the built-in mail software in Windows 7 Ultimate and I was able to right click a file and got the send to mail recipient option in the menu. However, after my computer is upgraded to Windows 10 Pro, such function no longer works and the error message “There is no email program associated to perform the requested action. Please install an email program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default Programs control panel.” appears if I try to “save and send” from within Word, Excel and PDF. Any way to get rid of that? Continue reading

Windows 8.1 Mail/SkyDrive there are no files or folders in this view

I have upgraded my tablet to Windows 8.1 from 8 and keep getting such problem. When my friends send pictures to me and I open the build-in Mail app to save it, I click in “This PC” and get “There are no files or folders in this view“. I can click other options such as homegroup, and network, but can’t search and access any files and folders in any internal drives to attach on e-mails. Try syncing licenses and making a re-installation but nothing is working. Any way resolve the problem? Continue reading

How to setup automatic replies in Windows 8.1 Mail app when on vacation

If you are not at home or not at the office and want to inform people about your absence, a convenient auto-responder is your great email-free time and also doesn’t make others to get nervous or frustrated if their messages are not answered. The Windows 8.1 mail app comes with many new features, such as easy sorting, multiple account support and also an option to configure and send automatic vacation replies to the incoming emails in the mail box. Continue reading

How to setup Windows 8.1 Mail App without Microsoft Account

By default you have to run Windows Mail Client by using a Microsoft Account (aka Live ID) in Windows 8.1. Once you login as local account and first launch the app, it will prompt you to “Switch to a Microsoft account on this PC”. However, many people use domain accounts in their company and here are the tips to resolve the problem. Continue reading

How to reset Exchange ActiveSync policies in Windows 8

I have configured Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) and get an ActiveSync policies remaining issue with Mail client on Windows 8 computer, even I have removed Exchange mailboxes requiring the policies and the account. Try doing a remote wipe from the server and re-installing the entire mail app but still not working. Continue reading

How to Change Default Windows 8 Email Client on Surface Pro

When you click an email (MailTo) link on a webpage from IE 10 on Surface Pro, the Windows 8′s new Mail app will come up and it is very annoying. If you have installed other desktop email program like Outlook, try the steps to setup and change the Default Email Client for IE, Chrome or Firefox in Windows 8. Continue reading