You cannot change that. But you can change what happens when you click Create Mail while in your Local Folders Inbox. Or which address is in the From: field by default when you click on an email address on a web site. You can change the default account.
Set the Default Email Account in Windows Live Mail, Windows Mail or Outlook Express
To make an email account the default in Windows Live Mail, Windows Mail or Outlook Express:
- Select Tools | Accounts... from the menu.
- In Windows Mail and Outlook Express, go to the Mail tab.
- Highlight the desired account.
- Click Set as Default.
- Now click Close.