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It has been discontinued by Microsoft.  Windows Essentials 2012 suite reached end of support on January 10, 2017.

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We recommend that you use Microsoft Outlook or Mozilla Thunderbird.

  1. Open Windows Live Mail
  2. On the left hand side where your accounts are listed right click on the account that you wish to make default
  3. Click on set as default

You can also set the default account if you see tools at the top

  1. Click on Tools
  2. Click on Accounts
  3. You will see the accounts listed
  4. Select the one you wish to make default by clicking on it one time and then select set as default
  5. Click ok

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