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Create a Desktop Shortcut to Hotmail (All Windows) Popular

This tweak can be used to create a shortcut directly to your Hotmail e-mail account on your desktop.

Right-click on your desktop and create a new shortcut. For Windows NT/2000 set the target to:

%windir%\System32\rundll32.exe "%ProgramFiles%\Internet Explorer\hmmapi.dll",OpenInboxHandler

for Windows 9x/Me set it to:

rundll32 "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\hmmapi.dll",OpenInboxHandler

Click "Finish" and click the icon to launch Hotmail.

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Last modified: May 31, 2001