I use the Scan to Email function fairly regularly, and I'm having trouble with finding how to change the default email software that the HP scan software opens for this function. When I was using Outlook, it would use that by default. I switched to Thunderbird as my default Windows 10 email handler, and the HP software automatically started using that. Now I've switched to EM Client and named it as my Windows 10 default email handler, but the HP software still wants to use Thunderbird for Scan to Email. Any ideas?
Let me explain a little more clearly... I use the HP Printer Assistant on Windows 10. When I open the app and click on "scan a document or photo", it opens the scan utility. Within that utility, there are predefined scanning shortcuts, one of which is "document to email". I select that and click "Scan". Once scanning is completed, it opens another window with a preview of the scanned document. When I click "Save", it then opens my email client and creates a new message with the scanned document already attached. Originally it opened Microsoft Outlook, because that was set as my default Windows email handler. I switched my windows default email handler to Mozilla Thunderbird, and the HP software starting using that automatically for this same process. I have since switched to another default email handler, but the HP software will not stop using Mozilla Thunderbird as the default for this process. As a test, I set my Windows default email handler back to Outlook, and the HP software will still not stop using Thunderbird. As I'm writing this, I'm guessing I'm going to be instructed to uninstall and reinstall the HP software, so I guess I'll just go ahead and try that. I have set up several custome shortcuts and hate to lose all those and have to reestablish them after reinstalling, so I was hoping there was someplace in the HP software to name a default program to use for the "Document to Email" process.
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