If you prefer the former, but Windows Live Mail, Windows Mail and Outlook Express still do the latter, make sure you are connected when clicking Send — and that your email program is configured for immediate message delivery.
Have Windows Live Mail, Windows Mail or Outlook Express Send Mail Immediately
To make Windows Live Mail, Windows Mail or Outlook Express deliver outgoing messages right away (provided you are online):
- Select Tools | Options… from the menu.
- Go to the Send tab.
- Make sure Send messages immediately is checked.
- Click OK.