Outlook as default mail client on Windows 8

When clicking on email addresses (more exactly on mailto: links), Windows 8 opens its native mail client. Where the majority of Windows 8 users want to switch the default email client to Outlook. This can be done in the following steps:

          1.  Open the Default Programs (using search)

Default Programs

          2.  Click on Set your default programs

Set your default programs

          3.  Select Outlook (desktop) from the programs list

Outlook (desktop)

          4.  Click on Choose defaults for this program

Choose defaults for this program

          5.  Turn on the MAILTO


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