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Uninstall Windows 8 Mail (but after i have installed the fix to make Windows 8 look like Windows 7)

Q: Uninstall Windows 8 Mail (but after i have installed the fix to make Windows 8 look like Windows 7)

I have installed the fix to make WIndows 8 look like normal Windows 7. Now I cant right-click on Windows Mail to uninstall it. Please help me uninstall Windows Mail.

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Preferred Solution: Uninstall Windows 8 Mail (but after i have installed the fix to make Windows 8 look like Windows 7)

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My sister-in-law?s Window Mail is now inoperative and now wants to use Windows Live Mail instead. I have installed a Windows Live Mail POP account for her on my computer which is working satisfactory but she wants her old Windows Mail messages.

I managed to have save her Windows Mail message store file for her and I am attempting to make it work in Windows Live Mail.
I have replaced the Windows Live Mail message store file with the Windows Mail message store file
but it does not recognise it and when the recover option is used nothing happens.

Any ideas please how I can make the old Windows Mail message store open in Windows Live Mail.

A:How can I make Windows Mail message store work in Windows Live Mail

Read here.
Windows Live Mail - Import Windows Mail Messages

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How do I uninstall the bunch of applications that came preinstalled with Vista and don't show up in any uninstaller? I have:
Windows Mail
Windows Media Player
Windows Meeting Space
Windows Movie Maker
Windows Photo Gallery
Windows Anytime Upgrade
Windows Marketplace
standard games like freecell

I don't know which are part of the OS and which are standalone applications I realise I probably can't uninstall Internet Explorer, but how do I uninstall the above?
 

A:Uninstall Windows Mail, Windows Media Player, Windows x, etc.

hello ohana
those are all part of the os. but if you go to control panel > programs and features > turn windows features on or off (left hand side) you can turn some of them off. i dont know about uninstalling them.
as for IE , that is the only browser microsoft will let do the updates. so if you plan on updating .dont uninstall it.

 

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Apologies if this posted in the wrong forum, but i couldn t find anything on this.

Here s the problem, i have installed like 400 fonts nd now found out most of them re shite so i want get rid of it. The Problem is i do not want to delete every one manually, so i m asking is there a way to leave only the default fonts (which came with the installation of windows) installed nd remove/delete the ones i ve installed?

A:How to uninstall Windows fonts leaving only Windows default installed?

Hi.

Follow these steps Fonts - Delete

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My HP Notebook comes with pre-installed Windows 10 Home edition. I want to install Windows 8.1 and I have the original product key of that version. Can I install that on my own? If I install, will it void the warranty?Thank you.

A:Uninstall Pre-installed Windows 10 and install Windows 8.1

It will not. I can understand rolling back to Windows 7 but we do not get too many questions about a Windows 10 to 8.1 downgrade. Still , the heart wants what the heart wants.  Posted drivers are for Windows 10 and 7 only so you will have to dig around for 8.1 drivers. @Paul_Tikkanen? I am sure can help with that. Post back for any more help. 

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Hi
I've mistakenly installed windows 7 on F drive while having windows vista on C drive. I think I didn't upgrade it because i needed service pack 1 on windows vista which i didn't have after fresh install so I mistakenly just installed windows 7. Now when I start the computer I get promt to pick one OS at the beginning. I've only use windows 7 and wish to delete vista.

Q) how do i delete vista on C drive
Q) Will certain things get deleted if I remove vista?
Q) I noticed the computer freezes for 3 seconds and I hear some sound coming from my hard drive and after the sound disappears the computer un freezes (well its not a total freeze but the mouse cursor goes into the loading circle). This didn't happen previously. Will this problem be fixed if i remove vista?

I have 2 hard drives. 1 TB consisting of C,D,E drives and 1 2TB harddrive which is the F drive.

Thank you

A:how to uninstall one windows vista while having windows 7 installed?

Have a look at this tutorial, which explains how to remove Vista from the boot menu.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...list-boot.html

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is there a way to get rid of all these ridiculous windows programs that I don't use but came packaged with vista? (Calendar, Messenger, Mail, in particular...)

thanks.

A:uninstall windows messenger and windows mail in vista

Start...Control Panel (Classic View)...Programs and Features...Turn Windows Features on and off (in the left hand sidebar).

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I can not make Windows Mail rigged to work in Windows 7 hold the default. I try to open an eml. file that is filed in docs and choose WM to do so, but it won't open it, just brings up WM. I had it working at one time about a week ago, and then my hard drive crashed and I lost....I thank something that I had to put in the registery. Thanks for any help I can get. Belle

A:Can't make Windows Mail Default in Windows 7

  
Quote: Originally Posted by belle5737


I can not make Windows Mail rigged to work in Windows 7 hold the default...


Try searching here: Windows Mail

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Hi all, I have installed windows mail on my windows 7 and worked great!
Now i have reversed the procedure to unistall windows mail from windows 7 and reinstalled the windows 7 mail folder to get it back to original, that also worked great.
BUT I had put a windows mail short cut on my desktop which was still there.
I opened it and BAM i was receiving emails through windows mail (which I did not want to happen).
I deleted the short cut.
Now there is a windows mail icon on bottom right corner of screen that I cannot open or delete or anything.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated, Thanks!

A:Uninstall windows mail from windows 7

Welcome darcim, Are you talking about the notification area?
Here's a tutorial that might help, also look at related links on this page,
Notification Area Icons - Hide or Show System Icons and Notifications[2]=Taskbar Start Menu

Here's another,
Notification Area Icons - Reset[2]=Taskbar Start Menu

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I think I'm in the right place.
I bought a little netbook Asus Eee PC 1225B and wanted to make an image of the hard drive, my operating system is win 7 x64 and to avoid having to install and configure all over again all over again, is possible to do so and can help me to do a image ?
This pc have a UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive, and i don?t know how.

A:can I make a image of HD with Windows 7 x64 bit installed

Hello Jomapohe, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Yes, you could use the tutorial below to create a system image, and save it to another hard drive. Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
If you ever need to do a system image recovery, you could start it from within Windows 7 or boot from your Windows 7 UEFI flash drive to do so, then select the saved image to restore.System Image Recovery
Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Good Day Guys ! I need your help I've used the solution on custom install windows 7 for Code Error 80073712, but can i know how to uninstall that custom installed windows 7? Please sir i need it ASAP.. thanks sir and god bless.

A:How to Uninstall the custom installed windows 7

To uninstall Win7 delete its partition in Disk Mgmt or using the booted WIn7 installation DVD Drive Options pictured in Steps 7/8 of Clean Install Windows 7.

If you need help with this post back a screenshot of Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image.

If this isn't what you need then try posting back a better explanation of what you want to do exactly.

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how to create a backup of windows and burn it on dvd

A:how to make a copy of factory installed windows

berabbit,
I'll stand corrected by others with more knowledge in this area, but I would bet you'll be limited to:
1) A recovery disk
2) HDD or SSD image.
3) Contact manufacturer for replacement disc.

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Windows help infers that restore point is automatically created before I install a new program. Is this true?

A:Does Windows make a restore point before a program is installed?

Simple answer, yes it does.
I find it best to make one of my own, when I remember, as I have found in some cases a point is not made. Although it is rare that a point is not made

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Have Windows 7 installed, need to uninstall, format, and clean reinstall. It is installed on 130 GB partition C:/. I have tried to reformat C:, tried to repartition the drive, tried to reinstall, and now only have 5 GB's left on C: from the 42 GB I had before I started. Please help if possible. Going nuts.

A:Have Windows 7 installed, need to uninstall, reformat, clean reinstall

Follow the instructions here: Clean Install Windows 7

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I have managed to activate Windows Mail in W7 but can't seem to make it the default mail/news application.

Perhaps W7 needs alternate programs before it allows the default to be set?

I really wish Microsoft hadn't decided to ditch it as I can't stand Windows Live Mail - it's a nightmare when you have 9 email accounts like I do. Also it is great for their newsgroups.

Any comments?

A:Can't Make Windows Mail Default

Hello Ex_brit...

what is your current default mail client set to right now?

i'm sure we can do some tweaking...

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I found this solution on the internet. I tried it. It works. I have Windows Vista.

How do I uninstall Windows Live Mail?

Windows Live Mail is part of Windows Live Essentials, a suite of free programs for photos, movies, instant messaging, and more. The programs are downloaded together, but can be uninstalled separately.
To uninstall Windows Live Mail

Open Programs and Features by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking Programs, and then clicking Programs and Features.
Double-click Windows Live Essentials 2011.
Click Remove one or more Windows Live programs.
Select Mail, and then click Uninstall.

 

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My new laptop came with Vista Home. There are some useless programs like Windows Mail and Windows Calendar that came with it. I'd like to uninstall them, but they don't show up in Add/Remove Programs or in the list of Windows features to turn off/on. Anyone have any idea how to uninstall them? Thanks.
 

A:How do I uninstall Windows Mail & Calendar

You can't, they are part of the operating system. Just don't use them if you don't like them.
 

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Good Evening Folks:

Got myself a problem trying to uninstall Windows live mail. It started when I got error message 0X800cccoD. As per MS instructions, I ran System Restore to a time previous to the last update. Nothing changed. I then ran Restore to the farthest previous automatic restore point at which the restore function would operate. No change. The next step was to delete the Windows Essentials app using Revo uninstaller. The icon for the app disappeared and Revo indicated it was uninstalled. I then tried to reinstall Live Mail and was informed that it was already installed. I checked my C/: (x86) program list and it showed the program was still installed. Following that I ran the Revo forced install function and it came up with a whole list of files which I deleted. I again tried to reinstall the program and was told it was still on my computer. Another crack at a forced install came up with nothing. I then went to my C/: (x86) program files and tried to delete the listing. I was informed that I needed special permission from some goofy installer which I could not find. I then tried to install it using the AVG Shredder function and this got it off of the list. I tried to reinstall the program again with the same result. Windows told me the program was still on my drive. I then went into my registry and deleted every reference to Windows Live Mail and Windows Live Essentials that I could find. Once again the reinstallation gave me the same results. So, as it stands... Read more

A:Windows Live Mail Uninstall

Try this as suggested a while ago by A guy and see if that works for you.

Completely remove Windows Live Mail

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Continued from: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/68...tml#post991120

Sorry not to have replied earlier, I have been away. I did try Live Mail but prefer not to have emails divided into seperate email accounts - it makes quick checking more difficult. Is there any way in which this division can be avoided?

Many thanks

A:Can't uninstall Windows Live Mail

Hello Ben,

Sorry, but there is no way around Windows Live Mail having a separate set of Inboxes per email account. You may give the free Thunderbird a try instead then.

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I would like to uninstall internet explorer 7 and windows mail off my computer running with vista.

I have looked through every single page that has come up in google about this subject and none have an answer!

I want to have IE6 and outlook express, please let me know how to do this! I'm getting very frustrated and going back to XP will void my warrenty (which is the only reason I haven't done it)!

On another thread in here, Courtneyc said:
IE7 is not integrated into Vista (or XP). In fact, the whole reason IE7 exists is that Microsoft lost the lawsuit.
IE6 and below required the operating system to function, so therefore, can only be installed on XP or below. Vista cannot support it.
However, you can completely uninstall IE7 and install something else. You no longer need IE7 to do updates in Vista. It has an independent program to do that.

So is there at least a way to remove 'Windows mail' and use outlook express again? I hate windows enough as it is, now I can't even check my hotmail from OE...... grrrr. At this point I would even use regular outlook.

Any replies welcome, please help!!!!!!!!!
 

A:Vista - how to uninstall IE7 and Windows Mail?? please help!

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I want to remove Windows Live Mail but it's not listed In Programs and Features. I can't find an uninstaller listed any where. How do you remove this thing from your computer. I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit.

A:How to Uninstall Windows Live Mail

Hello squid,

Windows Live Mail is part of Windows Live Essentials. Run the uninstaller for Essentials, and you can choose which components to remove.

Hope this helps,
~Jonathan

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What other features/options will be affected... or will I *not* be able to do in Windows, if I uninstall this program?

TIA for any responses.

A:What happens if I uninstall Windows Live Mail?

When you run the Windows Live uninstaller from Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features, it will ask you which components you want to uninstall. I am not 100% sure whether it will effect other Live components but I doubt that it will.

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Hi,

I want to create a folder for every contact I have in windows mail. Is there a quicker way of making them than doing them 1 by 1?

For the future,

Could someone tell me how to make sure that folders are created automatically for a contact when a new contact is added? (the name of the contact is set as the folder name)

Thanks,

Denys
 

A:Windows Mail - Make a folder for every contact

You are not creating folders. You are creating contact files.

Is there a quicker way of making them than doing them 1 by 1?Click to expand...

I guess that depends where your email addresses are coming from?
If you receive an email and respond, that address can be added
automatically with this setting:

WM->Tools->Options->Send Tab.
Automatically put people I reply to in my Contacts list
 

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I installed the Windows Live Mail program and have come to the realisation that it's crap and want it off my system, but there doesn't seem to be any obvious way to do that. Anyone know how?
 

A:Solved: How to uninstall Windows Live Mail?

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Hi,

I tried updating Windows Live Mail to the latest version using the web installer, but it kept failing and rolling back the installation. I then downloaded the full offline installer, but the same issue occurred.

I decided to uninstall Windows Live Essentials so I could try and install the latest versions of Mail and Messenger. The uninstall completed (or it seemed to), but while Messenger was gone, Windows Live Mail was still on my computer and functioning normally.

I then tried running the offline installer again. It didn't recognise that Mail was installed (as usually it says "the following programs will be updated: Mail") and the installation of Mail fails every time with one of the following errors: -






Quote:
Couldn't install these programs: Mail

An unknown error occurred.
Error: 0x00000001
Source: Mail


Or sometimes it's this one: -






Quote:
Couldn't install these programs: Mail

It looks like another program is preventing the installer from working.
Error: 0x80070643
Source: Mail


What this other program could be, I have no idea. The only apps that run in the background when I boot my PC are PS3 Media Server and Virtual CloneDrive and I've tried disabling those, but it doesn't help.

So I'm now stuck. I can't uninstall Mail because the uninstaller doesn't even recognise it as being installed. I can't update it because the install fails every time. Trying System Restore didn't h... Read more

A:Can't update Windows Live Mail or uninstall it

Hi! DJSigma, welcome to 7F

Click on the Start orb, and in the open search field type "REGSVR32 WUAPI.DLL" (without quotation marks) and press Enter.When you receive the "DllRegisterServer in WUAPI.DLL succeeded" message, click OK.
Please repeat these steps for each of the following commands:
REGSVR32 WUAUENG.DLL
REGSVR32 WUAUENG1.DLL
REGSVR32 ATL.DLL
REGSVR32 WUCLTUX.DLL
REGSVR32 WUPS.DLL
REGSVR32 WUPS2.DLL
REGSVR32 WUWEB.DLL
You may copy/paste these commands. Report back on how you did.

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I have installed Windows Live mail and am just wondering if its possible to uninstall Windows Mail (that came pre-installed with Vista). I dont really have the need for 2 email programs - and cant find any way to remove it!

Thanks in advance
 

A:Solved: Is it possble to uninstall Windows Mail?

No, I do not think that you can, it is part of Windows Vista. Besides it does NOT take up much room and you just may want to use it some time.
 

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 I have a Surface Pro 3. The Microsoft Windows Live Mail App is inoperable with a message that it can't be opened and needs repaired.It show light blue with the number of emails that have come in but will not provide access to those emails. When I
right click on the tile, uninstall is not an option provided, only pin to start or turn off live tile. I am directed to the Windows Store that does not provide me ability to reinstall since "this app is installed". I can't open it to get my mail,
can't uninstall, can't find a way around that to install. Any ideas?

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Running Vista Home Premium X64 and trying to install Windows 7 Home Premium X64. The install fails the installer's compatibility test with the message

"The following issues are preventing Windows from upgrading.
Cancel the upgrade, complete each task, and
then restart the upgrade to continue.

For these items, make the following changes:
Uninstall these programs. Open Control Panel and search for "uninstall a program".
Trend Micro Internet Security 2008 "

However, Trend Micro Internet Security was uninstalled from this computer at least a year ago and I can find no evidence of any shreds of it being present - not in the programs list, not in the file system and not in the registry.

I'm dead in the water with this W7 installation. Any ideas - PLEASE?

Thanks!

A:Windows 7 Install Fails: uninstall non-installed Tend Micro 2008

Download CCleaner and Run it on the reg, then restart and try again.

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This issue began after running a norton registry cleaner.

I've got an Dell inspiron 1300 with XP sp3.

There is a windows installer popup that is asking for instal disks for Corel Photo Album 6. I don't have the disks as the computer never came with them. In my research for a fix, I have found that sonic update manager was the culpret for other people.

I have the option to cancel the setup, but when I do it immediatly starts right back up.

I tried uninstalling the corel program, but windows won't let me install or uninstall anything while that windows installer is still up. I can't even shut down properly. If I end the process via the task manager, it starts right up again.

I have tried using AdvancePCTweaker. AdvancePCTweaker was able to install and run, and I tried uninstalling Sonic Update manager, which in my research found to be a likely cause. I tried to uninstall it, but I once again was blocked by the windows installer that was already running. Sonic update manager appears in the add/remove programs list, but it does not have an option to remove it.

I also tried running the Windows Installer CleanUP Utility, but it would not install because of the already opened windows installer.

I also tried revounistaller, but it could not install because of the already opened windows installer.

I also found a hotfix for sonic download manager (isum_hotfix.exe) but it did not run properly, again because the windows installer was already up.

I ... Read more

A:Windows installer popup wants disks for corel 6, it is already installed and I can't install/uninstall anything while it is up

Download Autoruns for Windows: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963902.aspxNo installation required.Simply unzip Autoruns.zip file, and double click on autoruns.exe file to run the program.Go File>Save, and save it as AutoRuns.txt file to know location.You must select Text from drop-down menu as a file type: Attach the file to your next reply.

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Hi

I'm returning my Windows Vista computer because of various problems and want to make sure that all of my email info in Windows Mail is deleted.

I've sent all of my emails to 'deleted items' and then deleted them from that folder but I remember something about Outlook Express emails not being deleted from the hard disk and I really don't want someone to be able to read my personal emails.

Are these emails deleted or is there something else I should do?

Hope you can help!

Kar
 

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This my first posting. I've learned so much from you guys in the short time I've used your site. I hope I'm providing enough info to enable someone to help me!

I reinstated Windows Mail on my 32-bit computer running Windows 7 Professional. As your tutorial http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ows-mail-.html warned, Windows Mail didn't reinstate correctly until I uninstalled Windows LIVE mail 2011 (it didn't break my heart to do THAT!). But now, everytime I log into Windows Mail I am asked whether I want it to be my default email program. I click "yes," but then next time I log on to Windows Mail, I'm asked the same thing. I've gone into Ctrl Panel>Internet Options>Programs>Set Programs>Set Default Programs, but Windows Mail is not an option there. I know someone in a previous thread said that this can be cured by installing Windows LIVE mail (or Incredimail, which I've not hear of), and then there would be two email programs to choose from--not none, as I have now. Then, in theory, from that "list" I could select Windows Mail as the default.

I am reluctant to do that at this point. I have a sneaking suspicion that this problem may be related to the fact that Windows Mail appears ONLY as a Shortcut in my Start Menu. I can't find it listed as a full program anywhere (i.e, in the Uninstall Program list or All Programs). When I followed the reinstate tutorial, I was unable to manually edit the registry key because at the HKEY_CURRENT_USER &quo... Read more

A:Can't make Windows Mail default email program

Hi MarneWY. Can't help you much on setting Windows Mail permanently as default but here's my story. Like you I used the Windows Mail reinstate hack since Windows 7 did not ship with an Email program. Works just fine for my needs. Then I tried to install the just released SP1 update and it will not install on my machine with the hack in place. Unfortunately there is no "hack reversal" proceedure so I ended up having to do a CLEAN windows install - lot of hours. I'l have to do the same for my daughters laptop as I modified hers too. Now, after I got mine reloaded, I installed Windows Live Mail and found it to be a quite acceptable Email Prog. I had avoided it at first because I thought you had to have a Live ID and that my email would be stored somewhere on MS servers. Not so. Everything is still on my machine and the learning curve for WLM has fairly easy. Wish I had not jumped so fast on the Windows Mail reinstatement.. Anyway, one man's story. I wish you luck with your quest.
Regards
JohnnyA

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We have two computers now and used to have one. hooked up a router and everything works fine. My question is how do you set up outlook express using the sam ISP for both on different computers.
such as

this is just an example so everyone doesn;t see my e-mail address
We had it show up as say dick and jane wiggles so the e-mail was [email protected]

Now say the person using the 2nd computer say his name is Dave Chuckles so he would want the e-mail address of [email protected]

How would or could you set that up because when it asks for your password when setting it up you have to give them the same password that you got from the same ISP and then it doesn't work. Is there a way to do that? They want to use outlook express to not hotmail or incredimail or yahoo mail or gmail would like to use outlook express. Is there away,
 

A:Solved: Windows XP SP2-How to make a second e-mail address at the same place

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Because of numerous instances in which Windows Live Mail frooze up when attempting to collect my mail from my pop mail account (yahoo) I uninstalled and reinstalled Windoes Live Mail. The installation was successful and my contacts and pop account were successfully imported. I am again experiencing the problem with Windows Live mail freezing up. If it freezes up and I open Task Manager to close it, it will not restart unless I restart my computer. What do I do now? I am running Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium. I use Norton 2013. I had a Norton tech log into my computer and check out Norton's installation and settings and he could find no evidence that Norton 2013 was causing the problem.

A:Windows Live mail freezing up after uninstall and reinstall

Hiyya John mate run this first for starters SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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I have tried "LiveMail" and do not like it. Is there a place to download the Vista program "Windows Mail"????

A:Installed Win 7, 64bit. Windows Mail???

Try thunderbird

Thunderbird - Reclaim your inbox

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I have read numerous posts on this and none have worked for me. I tried downloading the program registering hotmail as default from winhelponline but it says it only works for Vista. I tried to set it as a default program in Windows 7, but it was not listed as an option. So I am stuck. Can this be done and if so, please advise. Thank you in advance for your help.

A:How do I make Hotmail(mail.live.com)default email in Windows 7 64-bit

Hi Teddy Terrific, you need to install Windows Live Mail. Windows Live Essentials - Download free Microsoft programs

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Vista won?t give me access to uninstall Windows Live Mail!

I?m using IE8-RC1, which is working perfectly, except ironically, the only application it seems to be in conflict with is Windows Live Mail. I tried the ?compatibility mode? option which didn?t help, (even added Windows Live Mail to the list of apps to always run in compatibility mode), so I thought I would uninstall it and reinstall it ? hoping the new download would solve the problem. However. . . Vista won?t give me access to uninstall Windows Live Mail. When I right click on it there?s no prompt to run as administrator, and I?ve already turned off UAC. Does anyone have a solution?

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An elderly friend of mine ordered a new laptop, and asked me to help her get it set up. We did fine until we came to email. Her 8-yr-old Dell system used Outlook Express (ewww) with the POP userid that the local cable company, who provides our broad-band Internet, had set up for her years ago. Not surprisinly, I couldn't find Outlook Express on her new Win7 laptop. Windows Help informed me that it was no longer included in Windows, and that the replacement was Windows Live Mail. It asked me if I wanted to install that, and I said I did. I picked "Run", and the install program ran successfully and informed me that it needed to restart the system to complete the install, to which I agreed. When the system came back up, I was suprised that there was not a WinMail icon on the desktop or in the taskbar. I opened the Start Menu to look for it, but was unable to find anything about Windows Live Mail. The folder named "Windows Live" contained only one icon, for "Windows Live Mesh". There were also single entries for some photo and other useless stuff, but nothing for mail.

Some Googling on the Internet turned up a note that you could run it manually by entering "winmail.exe" in the Run box. Things went from bad to worse when I discovered that this laptop doesn't have a "Run' button on its Start Menu!! I have no idea why - on my Win7 box, it is between "Help and Support" and "Shutdown". When I set this laptop up, I spe... Read more

A:Installed Windows Live Mail, but can't find it to run it !!

I say this only half facetiously.

Ditch Windows Live Mail due to the ridiculousness you are experiencing. It's enmeshed in the whole Windows Live morass that I doubt your elderly friend needs.

Something like Thunderbird is a standalone email app that can be configured to highly resemble Outlook Express--which I used for years and wish was still around. I don't like web mail.

Actually, no facetiousness at all. That's my considered opinion.

Here's what it looks like:

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I am using Windows Live Mail 2011
but for the last weeks it has not shown any email body information,
only attachments in text or html form, which do open when you click on them.
It takes a long time for it to decide what to show, and after reading up on the net,
it seems to be a common problem, but none of the fixes I tried have worked.
I tried:
1. reinstalling/repairing WLM 2011 (or the whole of WLE 2011)
3. Repair/reboot a number of times.

Any solutions would be greatly appreciated

A:HELP: how can I make windows live mail 2011 show the email body again

Hi laser1971, I suggest upgrading to the latest version.

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A:windows mail (old installed on win7) export to outlook 2010

  
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do you want to export wlm to outlook 2010?
then have a look at this:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/980534
please explain what you want to do

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Only 9 days to go before the upgrade is no longer available and i need some help please. It looks like the windows 10 was able to download, but not able to install but i don't know.??

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Looking for anyone out there in the virtual world that knows how to put my old e-mail folders and messages into the windows live mail. My old laptop AC port stop working.....so took info off of old hard drive to external hard drive to new computer but can't seem to put all e-mail folders and messages into new computer. They are both windows 7 operating systems. Also have a vista laptop and can't seem to put it in there either.
All help appreciation and thanks in advance!
Christine

A:transferring e-mail messages and folders from windows mail to windows live mail

Create a folder on your Desktop. Drag the Windows Mail messages into the folder. Now drag the messages in the folder to Windows Live Mail.

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Greetings to you at Bleeping Computer. On Saturday June 8th I installed a new (and larger) Western Digital hard drive. I downloaded "Acronis True Image WD Edition" software (from Western Digital's website) and used it to clone my old hard drive onto my new hard drive. I removed the old hard drive. My computer is about 6 years old, it is running Windows Vista Home Premium.
Now when I try to open Windows Mail the following happens:
I get a window titled "Windows Mail Storage Recovery" that says: "Recovering the Windows Mail Database". That window disappears and I now get a window titled "WinMail.exe" that says: " Windows mail could not be started. The application was unable to open the Windows Mail message store. Windows Mail was unable to locate its message database. If you've move the database files to a new location, click OK to Reset the database path to that location. Otherwise, click Cancel to proceed, any existing messages found will be available under Orphaned Accounts. (0x00000000).
I click on the OK button and I get a Window titled "Browse for Folder" which already has the "Windows Mail" folder highlited. I click on the OK button and I get a Window titled "WinMail.exe" that says: "Windows Mail could not be started. The application was unable to open the Windows Mail Message Store. Your computer may be out of memory or your disk is full. (0x80004005). I click on the OK button and I get a Window titled "Windows Mail" that says: "Windows Mail could not be start... Read more

A:Installed & Cloned New Hard Drive - Windows Mail wont open

Well...a cloned drive is an exact copy...so programs that worked before should work on the cloned drive, assuming no drive problems.  I'd have to assume that problems now...were problems before the clone was made.
 
Why did you change drives and clone?
 
Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
  List last 10 Event Viewer log
  List Installed Programs
  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 
Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 
Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link.
 
Louis

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MS and their mail systems are giving me grief. I have a Vista 32 PC using "Windows Mail" and want to transfer email folders (lots) and messages to Windows 7 using Windows Live Mail 2011.

Note: Windows Mail was a replacement for Outlook express on Vista.
Windows Live Mail 2011 is a replacement for Windows Mail on Windows 7.

I tried a couple of things.

1) Basic Export and ImportI exported relavent files: Account info, Contacts and all the messages to a folder (in Windows Mail format) on old computer and used the old "Addias" transfer - copied folder to stick and RAN it over to the new computer.
- Imported (using the Windows Mail format) the Account info successfully,
- imported the Contact info successfully.
- Import Messages - appeared at first to be successful

Issue: Message folders appear to be renamed and some folder names have been truncated, not all folders appear to be there. (Looks like "long Name folders greater that 8 characters get truncated)

So...

2) Tried the "Easy transfer mechanism (Vista and Win7 transfer utility) - but couldn't get the new computer to see the Vista even though I could see them on the network. I thought that this would transfer the folder names correctly.
I'm about to try a time consuming effort of coping folder by folder (export/Import)
What I am more concerned about is that the individaul messages may have the same issue Ie not all coming accross and subject names being lost.
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A:Solved: Troubles transferring Windows Mail Vista to Win7 Windows Live Mail 2011

I get a little nauseous just thinking about Windows Live Mail 2011, much less expending effort to use it, but I would try installing it on the Vista and see if it has the option right up front of importing stuff from Windows Mail. If it does, and happens to work correctly, then all you would have to do is find its files and copy them over.

By the way, are you putting on airs with "Addias" transfer? We plebeians just used "sneaker net."
 

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Over the past four days I've not been able to install the KB4022719 windows update on my Windows Ultimate 64bit laptop (Dell L702X). It repeatedly fails with the error 0x80004005.
From the WindowsUpdate.log file I can see:
2017-06-18 14:31:28:379
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Handler Starting install of CBS update 907279C7-1F8B-4D90-A980-016CE24A2E5D
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Handler CBS package identity: Package_for_RollupFix~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~7601.23833.1.6
2017-06-18 14:31:28:675
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Handler Installing express with source=C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download\a021ca4fd1e92e19406ed08979073a70, workingdir=C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download\a021ca4fd1e92e19406ed08979073a70
2017-06-18 14:31:33:340
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Report REPORT EVENT: {281CEB78-700D-44C4-9B0D-E879E01FC150}
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Success Content Install
Installation Started: Windows successfully started the following update: 2017-06 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB4022719)
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Handler FATAL: CBS called Error with 0x80004005, 
2017-06-18 14:31:54:010
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Handler FATAL: Completed install of CBS update with type=0, requiresReboot=0, installerError=1, hr=0x80004005
2017-06-18 14:31:54:010
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Handler :::::::::
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I cannot figure out how to get all of my email stores moved from my old PC (Windows Vista/Windows Mail) to my new PC (Windows 7/Outlook 2013). Is there a way to successfully do this or do I need to give up?? When trying to use the export function for messages in windows mail it comes up with an error message to say 'The export could not be performed. An error accured while initializing MAPI.' All my email accounts are POP3. I did find the email stores and transfered them manually to the new PC but I opened them on the new PC in outlook then only a small fraction of emails was there and they were all jumbled up and my folder structure did not transfer. Can this transfer be done or not? Hope to get some useful answer. Cheers, Torsten.

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