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Windows Live Mail will not recognize WM password when adding account

Q: Windows Live Mail will not recognize WM password when adding account

OH JOY 'TIS ME AGAIN!

I do seem to have strange problems. Here's the story:
I have WLM & WM on my Vista pc. On my account it all works lovely with hardly any problems in one applicaton; open up WLM and my WM ([email protected]) is available also.

On the different user account, that is another story.
I can open up WLM or WM in seperate applications; open up WLM, close WLM, open up WM, close WM.
But WLM will not incorporate the WM account.
I tried ADD ANOTHER ACCOUNT but though it starts off well it does not go past the password point and either keeps flashing the password login box at me for ever or it says the email account name and or password is wrong.
Now here is the strange bit - on my other pc all is well with this WLM, it rocognises the user name and password of WLM and desk top application mail ([email protected]).

So do I give the different user Admin rights,will that make any difference? Or what?

Help would very much be appreciated!

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A: Windows Live Mail will not recognize WM password when adding account

Have you tried manually entering the password?

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I have a directv.net email account. I want to add it to windows live mail. The incoming server is POP3. I have no clue what the incomeing server is or the outgoing server is? Or if the server requires a secure Connection? Here is a screen shot of all of the info i need to enter when i try to add the account to windows live mail.

A:[SOLVED] Adding a dirctv.net account to windows live mail

hi you should be able to find the info on the website probably in the section on email and how to set up your account for windows or something similar

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My existing hotmail email account just switched to outlook express. Since then - I've switched to "windows live mail" and my 2 existing existing email addresses have been sucessfully transferred over to "live mail" and both work.
But now trying to ADD more email addresses in my"live mail account" and all attempts have failed.
Tryed to manually config server settings - and that failed. Commom advice is to "contact your email provider" for server settings...... Well who is provider? hotmail?? outlook express?? windowss live mail?? What gives?? Anyone know where iam going wrong?

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windows live mail email account for btconnect.com - not Office 365 account
Hello

Opereting system - Windows 7 Home Premium.

I use windows live mail version 9.

The account on there at the moment is an Office 365 account for btconnect.com,

I wish to set up two other email accounts which must not be Office 365 accounts but still using btconnect settings.

Can you provide full setup details including server details and details of port settings.

Any help would be much appreciated .

Regards

FLYNNE
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A:windows live mail email account for btconnect.com - not Office 365 account

Incoming mail (POP3 or IMAP) server field, enter pop3.btconnect.com.

Outgoing e-mail server (SMTP) name field, enter smtp.btconnect.com.

User name: from your btconnect account Just use the part of the email before the @btconnect.com
Check the Outgoing server requires authentication box.
 

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Without obviously giving any personal details away, l currently have two email accounts set up.
My main ISP account lets call it [email protected], and a second account with windows live, so let's call that one [email protected] (aka outlook).
Now the question is, if l login to the Windows account (def) how do l, or can l even, download email from my ISP's (abc) account?
Does that make sense?

A:Adding new addresses to a Windows Live Account?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by willythecat


Without obviously giving any personal details away, l currently have two email accounts set up.
My main ISP account lets call it [email protected], and a second account with windows live, so let's call that one [email protected] (aka outlook).
Now the question is, if l login to the Windows account (def) how do l, or can l even, download email from my ISP's (abc) account?
Does that make sense?


yes
if you are using windows live mail, even logged into WLM you can download mail to your other account
I have 5 accounts using WLM
You need to set a new account for each one of them
Once you set it up you just click on the Send/Receive Icon at the top of the program and it will bring in mail to each account

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Pardon the loud crash, but my jaw just thudded to the floor. Windows Live Mail does not recognize the extension on .DOC. What!? Wait while I roll on the floor laughing. Or should I be crying. I think crying. Wow. Where in the heck is quality control in these products. Ok. Sorry....

Here's the thing... I was sent a .DOC attachment. When I tried to open it I received an error message: "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in Set Associations Control Panel". So, I think whatever... I go to find the Control Panel, Set Associations...and surprise! ...(they were just kidding) there is no such thing. Turns out it is Control panel, Set Defaults. Sheesh....why not just say that!

Ok, so I look in Set Defaults and my 'mystery' file extension .DOC that is confounding WLM does have an association. It, of course, is Word. DER!! So what the heck? ..and does anyone know what to do to let WLM know that a .DOC file is to be opened with Word?

Thanks!!

Elysa


PS - what is up with the dorky smilies in Vista? ...and for heaven sake what is that in the mouth of the bottom smiley?

A:Windows Live Mail Does not recognize a .DOC attachment

Hi - I found a fix. For anyone else that has this problem here is the link. Worked like a charm. Think it is a registry fix that is required.

Unable to open .DOC attachments from Windows Mail

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I have 2 user accounts, both using Windows Live Mail on A Vista Machine. Both users emails are not hotmail.com or outlook.com.  I've got windows 8.1 and I want the same set up, 2 user accounts ( I know how to set that up), so my question is, Is Windows Live Mail available for download on Windows 8.1? If not, what are some comparable programs? Thanks for the help!

A:Adding a user and Windows Live Mail

Windows Live Mail is 100% compatible with Windows 8/8.1. Check this link: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/compatibility/CompatCenter/ProductDetailsViewer?Name=Microsoft%20Windows%20Live%20Mail&vendor=Microsoft&ModelOrVersion=14&Type=Software&tempOsid=Windows+8.1
 
If you want to use other programs, there is Outlook 2013 (paid, comes with the Microsoft Office Suite), thunderbird (free from Mozilla)

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I am trying to add several email accounts to 'Mail' in Windows 8.
So far I have successfully added Hotmail, and BT mail. I am now trying to add my 2 Virginmedia NTL accounts using the imap settings shown on the Virginmedia support site but neither of them install correctly...though they do work. The problem is the Folders list on the left hand side shows only Inbox, Flagged, Outbox and then for some very strange reason it lists (Gmail) Folders...see attachment Ntl account.doc.
I have tried deleting these folders but they come back after a few seconds.
I have also noticed that 'Mail' must keep details of additional accounts hidden away somewhere as whichever NTL account I create it always uses the first account name I ever entered...'Ntlworld' which was a typo...and all subsequent attempts to create this account have been spelt correctly.

Does anyone have an explanation for this strange behaviour.

Thanks

Jan

A:Problem adding new account to 'Mail' in Windows 8

Outlook.com is very funky with regular email accounts. If you are totally frustrated you could install windows live mail and see if that works better. You need to pick up Windows live essentials and do it as a custom install and just check off Windows Live Mail

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I am new to Vista and actually like Windows Mail. I have my ISP email account which works as it should in Windows Mail. I also have a @live.com (I suppose this is the replacement for the hotmail account.). Is there a way of adding the @live.com account to the accounts in Windows Mail? If this should be addressed in the Vista Forum feel free to move it please. TIA for any help
 

A:Solved: Windows Mail and @live.com mail account

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Actually when I'm trying to add google account in Mail in windows 8.1 from "Add Account" option it's asking me to choose what kind of account
is that whether IMAP or EAS. I have tried adding google account by both options IMAP and EAS. But unable to do so. It's giving me an error.

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In recent days I was asked by ATT.net Yahoo to change my password and did. Windows Live Mail will not allow a password (anything..?) change... and simply reverts to what was. I need to correct the password each time it opens and am able to receive receive mail, but.. WLM will not change...???

A:Windows Live Mail password request to recieve my ATT/Yahoo mail

See if this link will help

Windows Live Mail 2011 - Changing Your Saved Email Password

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I am trying to get all my yahoo and gmail messgaes to come to me through windows Live Mail, Gmail it is working fine, but for yahoo it is not it says Server Error 0x800CCC90, is there a possible fix for this

A:Windows Live Mail saying my password for Yahoo Mail is incorrect

Techtitan100, try logging on to yahoo mail directly, your password might have changed. Also check the settings to make sure that the pop connections are ok.

Rich

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Win 7 Pro/64 has been perfect since new. I have used Hotmail forever. No problems. The other day, I clicked on a news site to send mail and a menu appeared stating that Windows Live [hotmail] was not my default mail, so would I like to update that.

I clicked yes, and it proceeded with no problems. Everything worked. I hibernated the laptop that night, and beginning the next morning, nothing but problems.

In the LR screen corner, I get endless messages about files [the names change as it goes down the list] It says this or that file is corrupt and unreadable

located at

C:\program files\ common files\Microsoft shared\windows live

However, I cannot access that folder. It gives me the same msg: corrupt and unreadable

I went to the MS site and downloaded Windows Live. The install runs on and on, and at the 99% point, it stops and says the folder is corrupt and unreadable.

Since I cannot access the folder, I tried to UNinstall Live in Control Panel. There were four entries for Windows Live, and three uninstalled. The forth was denied, stating that I do not have "Permission".

Booted to safemode with same results. It will not let me uninstall Windows Live.

Ran chkdsk and scannow over and over. No help.

Ran virus scan. Nothing. Ran Malware scan.Nothing

Bottom line: it will not let me install or uninstall, but continues to give me errors.

The latest error is a corrupt LogonUI.exe, which is a Windows file. ?????

The odd thing is everything works fin... Read more

A:Adding Windows Live Mail created endless problems

Are you able to do a system restore pre-dating the issues? There are 2 methods here:

System Restore

James

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Windows Mail is on the Default Program List, but not Windows Live Mail. Can Live Mail be added to the Default Program List?

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A Windows Live Mail Account pop-up comes on every time I open my Live Mail emails. I went through the List Icon (upper Left corner). This only takes it off temporarily. Comes back later. How do I remove it permanently. At first my email address was in the user space and no password. Here lately no user name in user space. How can I permanently delete. Note: I am 76 yrs. old and new to computers and I thank you in advance Woodsman2

A:Windows Live Mail Account Pop Up

Hi woodsman2, welcome to 7F!

Is this the pop-up?

I don't believe you can delete it. It has to be there to sign-in.

Try inputting your user name and password, Make sure you have the proper email address and password spelling, when complete, click on the Remember me box if it doesn't automatically do it for you.

Be careful when signing-in. there is a forget me link right above the sign-in button, you may have inadvertently clicked that to start this problem you're having. I'm hoping that if you sign-in it will reset the "Forget Me" action.


Can you describe the "list icon" a little better, maybe point it out on this?

If you click on the attachment it may open in a new tab, if you click on it there it might get larger and better to see. This depends on the browser you're using.

If it doesn't go to a new tab or get larger, study it, when done click on the browser back button to the left of the www. address bar to return to your thread.

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Every time I tried to log in into my windows live mail I get a warning that the password is wrong. Only at the second attemp I get to access my mail account. Does anybody know how to fix it and why does it happen? thanks!

A:Need to log in twice in my windows live mail account

Welcome
FIrst get the most up to date, Windows Live Mail 2011
Then test and post back.

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Hello-
I have a Windows Live Mail account that I use to access my Comcast email. It has and still is working fine. I added a new email address/account to the Live Mail and when I hit send/receive a small box pops up requesting my username and password. When it comes up, the fields are already populated, so I just click ok. After a few seconds it comes up again asking me the same thing. I have tried deleting what was in there and typing it myself, but that does not seem to work either. Before I created this new email account, this box never popped up. I have made sure that all the information was exactly the same in the new account as the first email account, POP server, etc. Please help. It is driving me bananas.

A:Windows Live Mail new account

Hi bevygram and welcome to Seven Forums. OK. When you added this new email did you put a check mark in "Include this account when receiving mail or synchronizing" in Windows LiveMail? Check this by clicking on Accounts right at the top of the page then select the new account and click on Properties. It will be at the bottom of the first page. Don't forget to click Apply. Let us know how it works out.

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I'm starting this thread to work on a WLM Hotmail POP account issue/question.
I feel continuing the conversation with Roderunner (George) and myself in the original thread is hijacking the OPs (Neelakantan) thread.
The original thread is Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x800CCC0F

George, hope you don't mind I started this thread, so we don't sidetrack Neelakantan's thread and issue.

This thread is my reply to your last post in the other thread:





Quote:
Hi David, I managed to set up my Hotmail in WLM using POP. When I sent a message to it using my AOL account, it never arrived in it, but it did in my Gmail account.


I re-added a Hotmail account in WLM 2012 using POP3, and below are screen prints of the account setup.
I tested this and received 2 Test emails for this account - screen print included.

Can you compare your account settings to mine and make sure everything is the same?
Do you get any error message when you can't receive message(s) in the WLM POP account?
If you login to the Hotmail account using a browser (WEB access), is the message there?

A:Windows Live Mail - Hotmail POP account

Hi David,

Since confirming I successfully added my Hotmail using POP to WLM and tested it, (it worked) it has been removed from WLM as it gets very very few messages.
My settings were slightly different from yours.
On the Servers tab, I ticked 'My server requires authentication'
On the Advanced tab, 'Server Timeouts' was set to 5 minutes & everything below 'Delivery' was unticked.
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I have also made changes to my other accounts.
Cancelled forwarding Hotmail to Gmail main account.
Gmail main account used to check my AOL mail account, its been cancelled.
live.co.uk mail account forwarded to my Hotmail account.
My other Gmail is forwarded to my Gmail main account.
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To get notified of new mail on opening FF, I added https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fir...tifier/?src=ss
it checks my main Gmail, AOL & Hotmail for me. If their is mail for me in Gmail, I open WLM to read them.
If there is mail for AOL or Hotmail, clicking the addon opens their respective web pages.

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I think someone has hacked my Windows Live E-Mail account. When i click remove it comes up with a box to send the information that it is being removed. But when i send it the email account is still there it just says lost. Now i can't remember if i set it up as another account for passwords and so on to be sent to so i logged out and tried to log into the account but it won't let me and i have used the passwords i would have used on setting this account up. This leads me to think i have been hacked. So i clikcked on the little radio button saying i think my account has been hacked or words to those effect and all it says is create a strong password and download Microsoft security essentials is there anyway i can get rid off the account altogether without me losing my windows live ID.
Thank you in advance

A:I think someone has hacked my Windows Live E-Mail account

Unfortunately, I don't think you can use the same ID. Every account has a different ID/password combination, and if you try to open a new Windows Live account, you will just get an error message saying that ID is already in use. I think the only thing you can do is to take all of the steps you can to clean up your email account.

Here's some help for you:

First, I suggest you run one or two good malware scans (i.e. Malwarebytes or MSE or TrendMicro) to get rid of any malware in your email account (or anywhere on your system).

Then, follow the steps below, and hopefully there's help for you there.

First line of defense is to change your password and all "secret questions" and "answers."

Then, if hackers have locked you out of your email, go on-line and sign up for the free service in which you give your email provider (i.e. Windows Live/Hotmail, Yahoo, etc.) your cell phone number and they text you a secret code to allow you to get back into your email.

Next, when you do get back into your email, always "log out" of your email when you exit, rather than just hitting the exit X icon. Hitting the exit X doesn't end your email session, only 'logging out' actually shuts it down. If you just press exit, that leaves it available to be hacked because technically, it's still open, even after you've gone.

If nothing above has helped the problem, take a look at these tutorials to see if there is any help there for you:

Windows Live Solutio... Read more

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My 38 year old son used my computer and printer to print some stuff off, He signed into his own windows live mail account on my computer I also have an account. I now have 2 in boxes 1 in his name and one in my name how do I remove his account as I dont want to be reading all his emails

A:how to remove an account from windows live mail

http://email.about.com/od/outlookexpressfreemail/qt/Remove_an_Email_Account_from_Windows_Live_Mail_WM_or_OE.htm

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Hi there,

I have setup in an office three networked pc`s, they use one of the pcs with "windows live mail" to view, send e-mail etc with their e-mail account, however they have requested that they would like to log into thier mail account with the other two computer on the network, view the same inbox etc and send, what would be the best solution for this?

TIA
 

A:How would i Sync a Windows Live Mail account on 3 PCs?

The only free way I know of that you can do this with Windows Live Mail is to maintain a common Hotmail account or a Gmail account configured to use the imap protocols (intructions for setup included in the Gmail account settings). The way both work is that the account is kept current on the web and then that is shared and syncronized with each copy of Windows Live Mail configured to use that one web account.
 

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Intel Q6600 2.4GHz
4GB DDR2
Winows 7 64-bit
AVG Free 64-bit
Windows Live Mail

I installed the Windows 7 trial OS.
I installed Windows Live Mail.

I setup all of my email accounts (gmail, Hotmail, Live and my ISP Parolink email).

All work great except the email from my internet service provider, which is my main email.

When I hit Sync they all Send/Receive ok until it reaches my Parolink account. Then it displays "Checking for new messages on 'Parolink (johnnieq)'... Downloading message 1"

And it remains there counting up and in about thirty seconds it shows "Downloading message 30128" and keeps on counting up at a blazing speed, but not one message is ever received.

The settings are correct, copied and pasted from my XP drive. I can access my email ok via a web browser. I have no viruses. (new OS installtion) I contacted my ISP and they see nothing wrong at their end.

Anyone have any ideas on what could cause this?
 

A:Solved: One account not working in Windows Live Mail?

I installed Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0 Beta 3 and tried the problem account in it. When I tried Send/Recieve an error message appeared saying it could not create a folder? The path it displayed in the error message had "AVG" in it. So I opened AVG and disabled all the email options & retried Thunderbird. It worked. I tried Windows Live Mail & it worked.

AVG was giving me an warning message that I was not protected so in the Email Scanner Settings I re-enabled the "Scan outgoing messages" & "Display notification window when e-mail is being scanned" options. I left the "Scan incoming messages" box unchecked and the AVG security warning left & my email still worked.

Problem solved.
 

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I held out and downloaded Windows 10 on the last day it was going to be free. I?ve been having some email issues ever since. Some have been solved; one has been a toothache.

Although Microsoft wants to wean people off of Windows Live Mail in favor of the built in mail interface in Windows 10, I want to keep using WLM.

I need two email accounts set up on WLM. One I have set, a IMAP account (a Time Warner Roadrunner account) which is working properly and the other an outlook.com email account which isn?t. (All the settings on the two accounts are IDENTICAL with the exception of the server names)

The OUTLOOK account is also set a IMAP and the setting are correct as I can send and receive emails?both properly going through the proper server and being able to be read in my hand held device and on the outlook.com web site.

The problem is I can?t get folders to populate in WLM on that account, so I can?t see (read) incoming mail from there, nor do I have a SENT folder to verify that my emai ?went.?

The step which I can not get to happen in to ?DOWNLOAD FOLDERS?, i.e. the ?Inbox?, ?Drafts?, ?Sent Items?, ?Junk E-mail?, and ?Deleted Items? folders.

There is a link to click to download those folders (?Windows Live Mail needs to download the folders before you can read the messages in this account. To download the folders, click DOWNLOAD link?)but it churns and churns and churns then finally times out with an error message that reads:

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A:Outlook.com email account on Windows LIve Mail

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Hi,

I am not a computer tech guy. So, patience required by those who are. Thanks in advance.

I have two accounts set up in Windows Live Mail. The operating system is Windows 7 Professional. Everything has run very smoothly for the last three years or so. Today I tidying out the inbox for one of those accounts; deleting, transferring to folders both within Live Mail and elsewhere in the computer. On checking new email I am presented with a small pop-up box which, at a glance, I thought was the request by an e-mailer for me to acknowledge receipt of the email. I trust the email and click "Yes" I then realise that the box has changed, showing a progress bar with a green wave flowing left to right with bar steadily filling up. I then realise that it is about to delete one of my email account. With the progress bar half full I click on the "cancel" button. The box disappears but then so does my account! I scan the computer for viruses but find nothing. I use "System restore" but nothing comes back. I have looked on the internet and have found advice and instruction for people that have had the same problem but even the instructions for Windows 7 do not marry up with my system i.e. navigating to folders. I feel that there must be a difference between Windows 7 and Windows 7 Professional.
I have gone to mail2web and there is my account. i.e. I can log onto my account through mail2web and see emails still on the server, following the deletion of the ... Read more

A:How can I retrieve a deleted Windows Live Mail Account

I don't know how you have your View set up but look in the lower left corner of the Folder pane for a group called Storage Folders and expand it (Click on the arrowhead). Click on Deleted Items and see if the account is there. Below is a sample of what to look for.

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if you CLOSE your account it stays dormant for 270 days!!!! and you can log back in at anytime during then

my email has been used to spam twice, so ive created a new one, I want to delete the old one but it seems to be impossible to do, some people say just dont sign in for 30 days and accounts deleted, I dont believe that is the case anymore with WLM as they would not keep it dormant for 270 days if you actually wanted to close an account...seems to be wrong to me.

does anyone know if this is possible?

thanks
 

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New account set up on Windows live mail is now not sending emails. I am receiving them fine. I've changed emails recently due to spam, so I'm now using the paid version of Microsoft office 365. The email address I now have I've added it to my windows live mail account. I've checked all the settings, have done google searches and watched videos but I cannot find the solution and I'm stumped.
Any or all suggestions would be greatly appreciated, thankyou.

I'm currently getting this error message:

Unable to send or receive messages for the Leeslittlehideaway (info) account. The email server returned an error.

The message could not be sent because the server rejected the sender's email address. The sender's email address was '[email protected]'.

Subject 'teset'
Server Error: 530
Server Response: 530 5.7.57 SMTP; Client was not authenticated to send anonymous mail during MAIL FROM [MEAPR01CA0044.ausprd01.prod.outlook.com]
Server: 'outlook.office365.com'
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x800CCC78
Protocol: SMTP
Port: 587
Secure(SSL): Yes

Unable to send or receive messages for the Leeslittlehideaway (info) account. The email server returned an error.

Server Error: 0x800CCC90
Server Response: * OK The Microsoft Exchange IMAP4 service is ready. [TQBFADEAUABSADAAMQBDAEEAMAAwADkAOQAuAGEAdQBzAHAAcgBkADAAMQAuAHAAcgBvAGQALgBvAHUAdABsAG8AbwBrAC4AYwBvAG0A]
Server: 'outlook.office365.com'
Windows Live Mai... Read more

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Hi there wonderful Tech guys!

I have been experiencing a problem with my Windows Live Hotmail account. Basically when I log in, the log in page is normal, but the script which should show my inbox, sent msgs etc is is all in the wrong place, or not there at all, it moves around the page and all the image icons are condensed into the top left of the screen.

When I scroll my mouse over the headings (inbox, sent, deleted mails etc, which are all listed in a line down the left of the page) they disappear and reappear seemingly at random. I can access my emails with a well timed mouse click but I am very concerned about this problem as I am self employed and have a lot of important emails stored in this account.

I thought I should also add that yesterday I received an email from a known contact which would not open. There was an error message saying something like 'windows cannot complete this command at present' - sorry I don't have the exact message but everything was fine until I opened the account today. It didn't have a message saying 'this email looks suspicious' with it. The person who had sent that e-mail resent it and it opened fine. Do you think I could have received a virus through that email?

I have tried to contact Windows live about this but they do not have a contact phone number for this kind of query and there help page does not have the answer either.

Many Thanks for your help
 

A:Windows Live E-mail Account - Illegible Script

You are using a browser (not an email client) to access Hotmail, right? What browser? Try a different one to see if there is a difference.
 

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Is it possible to move email messages out of Windows Live Mail and import them to a Webmail account, such as Telus.net?

A:How to export Windows Live Mail to other Webmail account

'mornin, Eljay!

Scroll down a bit more than half way till you see Set up TELUS email for your computer using Windows? Live? Mail 2012, see if that works.

This looks about the same: How to set up Telus on Windows Live Mail

Here's the search page I found them on, there may be more answers there: https://www.google.com/search?q=WLM+...utf-8&oe=utf-8

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I am having trouble with YahooPops and Yahoo! Mail account. I download and install the software and use my LATEST version of Windows Live Mail. After that I keep getting error messages. I use pop3, smtp 127.0.0.1 and my username as eg. [email protected] I enter the full address, even the @yahoo part too. It asks to check authenticate option in the settings so I did. I even tried changing my zone to Asia because I heard some people on the message board there talking about it. That didn't work. I get my gmail to work but why does Yahoo! have to be so complex? Anyway, if anyone can assist, please let me know.

A:My Windows Live Mail and Issues with my Yahoo! Account

127.0.0.1? Thats localhost, no wonder it wont work. You need to find the correct smtp address.

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After setting up my Gmail account, I import the folders and all of the sudden I get a message saying "The server has rejected your login. Please verify that your user name and password are correct." I typed in the right username and password and clicked okay and repeats the message again. I know that for Gmail that you have to have IMAP enabled in which I have. I've looked up how to's, but they seem to be for different versions of Gmail and/or Live Mail.

Anyone knows how?

A:Windows Live Mail will not accept Gmail account

In Gmail account settings, confirm ?IMAP is enabled?, and access for less secured apps https://www.google.com/settings/security/lesssecureapps is turned ON

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Platform: WIN 8.1 Spring Update


Using a local (domain) account to login to Windows


Using a MS Live account just for the purpose of installing Store apps


The first time you go to install a store app you are prompted for your Live account credentials. Once entered, the only choice is SAVE or CANCEL. Once SAVE is chosen Windows remembers the password and the user is not prompted next time they go to install a store app.


I want the user to be prompted every time. It seems earlier version of WIN8 allowed this. Can it still be done? I looked for a registry hack to prevent the Live password from being memorized but could find none.

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I have been using a gmail account on both my Windows live Mail [laptop Win 7] and also my mobile phone.
 
No problems with the phone but Windows Live Mail has gone beserk.
I have disconnected the WLM account several times but each setup is unsuccessful.
Please help..I cannot understand what is going wrong ?
 Protocol: IMAP
   Port: 993
   Secure(SSL): 1
   Code: 800ccc0f
 
Thankyou

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Hello,

Twice a day someone or something is using my email account (I use Live Mail 2011 to access my Hotmail account) to send emails to everyone in my contacts list. Up until recently these emails had a blank subject line and in the body of the email had only a link (different each time) leading to various sites (most of which were dead/invalid). As of yesterday, however, people are telling me that I've been emailing them regular looking emails inviting them to join me in some social networking site, or health club site, or genealogy site etc. My main Internet Security Software is McAfee (it came preloaded with the computer) and Spybot Search and Destroy. Since those programs didn't detect anything I also downloaded and installed MalwareBytes Anti-Malware, SpywareBlaster, Lavasoft Ad-Aware (which I recently uninstalled because of compatibility issues), and HijackThis. Some of these programs found several occurrences of malware, but the problem persists nonetheless.

I followed all the instructions on the tutorial here, but gmer is crashing my computer. The first time I ran it it scanned for about 5 minutes before the screen turned blue and gave me a long message I didn't have time to copy down except for this : "A Problem has been detected and Windows had to shut down to prevent loss of data." Under that it said : "PFN_LIST_CORRUPT"

I restarted the computer and tried gmer again, only this time the computer crashed before I eve started the sca... Read more

A:Windows Live Mail 2011/Hotmail Account Hijacked

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If you are unsure about any of these characteristics just post what you can and we will guide you.Please tell us if you have your original Windows CD/DVD available.If you are unable to perform the steps we have recommended please try one more time and if unsuccessful alert us of such and we will design an alternate means of obtaining the necessary information.If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review your topic an do their best to resolve your issues.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply'... Read more

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Hello

I am new here and just purchased a laptop with Windows 7 on it and Windows Live Mail already installed.
My previous laptop (still up and running, but mainly just to check emails now) had Outlook Express and was set up many years ago when it was new.
Do I need to completely close down or delete the Outlook Express before I open up a new account in Windows Live Mail with the same email address?
I've tried opening up and putting server details, username/password into Windows Live Mail - and it's accepted it.
However when I go to send/receive mail - it keeps asking me to log in and give my password, and that it's incorrect - when I know it is actually correct?

Am I doing something wrong here? Or how can I open up my emails on my new laptop via Windows Live Mail?

I have Microsoft Security Essentials running as my antivirus protection.

I am hopeful I am doing something very silly and someone might be able to help me with this, as I'm not very computer minded - simple instructions please if anyone has suggestions.

Thanks in advance.

A:Registering my email account in Windows Live Mail and log in problems

  
Quote: Originally Posted by redhotchestnut


...Do I need to completely close down or delete the Outlook Express before I open up a new account in Windows Live Mail...
...it keeps asking me to log in and give my password, and that it's incorrect - when I know it is actually correct?


Since you're using Windows 7 for WLM and OE for XP they can't simultaneously be on the same PC. However both programs can be set up on their respective PCs at the same time; just keep in mind that if you download your mail on one PC you won't see it on the other afterwards unless you choose the option to "keep mail on server".

If OE is working, look carefully at every tab of Account Properties and set up WLM the same way. WLM is the replacement for OE for Windows 7 and will work if set up the same.

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How can I created two Microsoft accounts (Windows Live), and also two outlook mail accounts?.
Thank you for any assistance sent my way.

Regards.

A:Can I create two Windows Live Account and two Outlook mail accounts?.

Go to Sign In. If you get automatically signed in to an existing account, you will have to sign out. On the front page below blue Sign In button is a link for "No account? Create one!" Click on the "Create one!" link.

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Every so often - not each time I open Windows Live Mail but daily or every other day there is no inbox. Also my (only) email account has disappeared. When I make the account again the inbox reappears (including all the mail that I had already deleted).

I use Windows 7 64 bit.

Why does this happen?

Thanking you in advance,
Git1Amager

A:email account and inbox in Windows Live Mail disappears

If you're using IMAP it can happen when there's a communication issue with your eMail provider.

Have you tried manually rebuilding the account with a POP/SMTP configuration and seeing if the problem happens then?

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Greatings,
I have a problem with one of my two hotmail accounts connected to Windows Live Mail since 01/08/2016. I can't recieve or send any mail. The last mail I recieved was 27/07. It is strange, because with the other account I can still recieve and send mails.
I can't find the or any reason why this particular account doesn't function anymore. The server hostname and port are the same in both accounts.

EDDY

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Hello,

I have been attempting to link all of my emails on windows live mail lately and it looked easy for a while. It was until I had to add my Cogeco account to it. The system keeps telling me, when I attempt to run a test message, that it can't locate the incoming and outgoing mail servers. I have even taken the servers declared on their personal website and they do not work.. Here are my current server settings:

incoming mail (POP3): pop.cgocable.ca (initially it was "pop.cogeco.ca")
outgoing mail (SMTP): smtp.cgocable.ca (initially it was "smtp.cogeco.ca")
E-mail username: **********

I have heard of some people checking the box where it says, "my server requires authentication" and they have had some success. I have tried this as well but they require me to re-enter the password and it will not even accept it! I would really appreciate it if someone could point me in the right direction.

Thanks

A:[SOLVED] Windows Live Mail account manual setup

Try cgocable support site - I can't get past their logon screen to view support info on email setup -

Which email software can I use ?

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I GET THIS ERROR INFO

Unable to send or receive messages for the HOTMAIL (HABIBPIRANI) account.

Server Error: 3219
Server: 'https://mail.services.live.com/DeltaSync_v2.0.0/Sync.aspx'
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x8DE00005

TILL A DAY BACK IT WAS WORKING FINE . IT IS STILL WORKING FINE WITH GMAIL ACCOUNT .
I DID CORRECT THE WINDOWS ESSSENTILS , BUT STILL THE SAME. PLEASE HELP

THANK YOU

HABIB PIRANI

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Hi, Im using windows live mail as I have Vista now & the crap windows mail that is with it doesnt work very well! Anyway my win live has recently started asking for my password everytime I connect even tho the "remember my password" box is clicked! Any ideas why this is?
 

A:windows live mail password

Do you have any kind of cleaning software installed which is set up to remove cookies? Or anything set in your browser to do similar?
 

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I have an email account that has been deleted at the server. I want to keep all the emails both in and out that have accumulated over the past year or so preferably where they are now without exporting elsewhere. At the moment everytime I open Windows Live mail it tries to connect to this email account and I need to cancel the "Confirm password" to bypass the connection. How can I cancel the connection attempt?

A:Retain emails on a cancelled email account on Windows Live Mail

Mitchell mate I have gone over to Thunderbird - it can be configured just like WLM (GUI) and as long as you are keeping your accounts - mine for example are hotmail and the local provider bigpond - TB will import all the mails I used to have in WLM.

I may not be understanding exactly what you want but seeing WLM is being made redundant and I am NOT a fan of Outlook I am now with TB I thought I would try it and it works really very well.

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Hello,

I have been using WLM 2011 for a couple of years now. Everything was good until last Thursday. I opened WLM and got an error about login failed. After checking my account settings, I noticed everything was now set up as IMAP. I called my ISP and they confirmed it was supposed to be POP3.

So... can I reset the account back to POP3 without losing my mail?

I did do a system restore back to a point a couple of days before this happened. No change.

Thanks for your help.

A:Windows Live Mail changed account settings from POP3 to IMAP

Use this link Windows Essentials: Worldwide Downloads - Free Email, Instant Messaging, and Photo Editing Software from Microsoft to upgrade to the newest version.
You wont lose anything. Then we'll address your other problem.

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I keep having a issue with MS Outlook & Windows Live mail. I keep getting asked to enter a security code and other personal info that I don't feel I need to give to MS. I initially used a code number sent to an alternate e-mail address I had to open in order to receive the code, to verify my current e-mail account. I told MS I didn't want to keep doing this anymore, and either stop blocking my account or delete it. They still persist with requesting my personal info, phone numbers, creating alternate e-mail accounts and passwords, etc. I'm totally confused?

MS uses this catchall phrase to pump personal info on personal e-mail accounts: "Call us overprotective, but we want to make sure your account is secure?" Or we suspect someone "may be" trying to access your account? Yea me! WTH is this really all about? I also have had the same e-mail account for several years and never had any security issues or problems? Personally, I think its just a ploy to collect personal info for some use other than to make my account secure.

Its not like I have a business account with big bucks here for a hacker to make some quick money? The giving of personal info should be up to the individual account holder, not a requirement by MS.

Any solutions here? Should I save my e-mail account info to a flash drive or something and find another e-mail service provider that is less intrusive? If so, any other e-mail provider recommendations?

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A:Windows Live/Outlook e-mail account blocked access & re-verifications

I feel your pain - Gmail is just about as bad.

Drop the "service" and pay a small amount for a different service. I switched to fastmail.fm - price is very low and service has been fantastic.

I dropped the MS account long ago and cleaned out my Gmail so there is nothing to see. Have to keep it in order to update my Android tablet otherwise I would trash it, too.

Regards,
GEWB

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It seems to me that the only way I can access my Hotmail account with Windows 8.1 is by using Windows Live Mail 2012. I set up the Outlook.com account and that works fine, but the Hotmail account does not send or receive emails. I get 'logon messages' asking for my password all the time. I tried to set up the Hotmail account using the same WLM settings as on my desktop computer with Win 7, but the categories are not the same for Win 8.1 and the info cannot be entered. I have tried to follow the suggestions that I have seen in other threads, but they haven't helped.
Right now, I have the following settings for my Hotmail: My ID is my Hotmail address, along with my password that I use; the incoming server is POP3; the server field is pop3.live.com with SSL checked and port 995; the outgoing server is smtp.live.com with port 25, with the SSL box checked. My desktop computer WLM 2012 is set up as follows: the ID's etc are my Hotmail addresses and passwords, but there is a server URL....http://mail.services.live.com/DeltaSync_v2.0.0/sync.aspx[/url] instead of outgoing and incoming servers etc. There is no Advanced tab here as in Win 8.1.
I hope my explanation is not too confusing. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Can't get my Hotmail account to work with Windows Live Mail 2012.

with pop it will depend ifyou are leaving the email on the server

if you log into your hotmail account are the emails there

Why not allow hotmail to automatically setup
it works OK on WLM 12 on 8.1 I have set up quite a few hotmail/outlook accounts

Also it works with the mail app as well
 

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won't receive or send messages on only 1 of my 3 email addresses - did troubleshoooting: entered password - this behavior came out of nowhere - no changes or new software - I checked settings with provider - they are correct -turned off avast email shield - made sure WLM is default email provider - went to unistall and did repair - I've tried deleting the account and re-creating it in the past - this doesn't work - NO luck. I'm getting the "put your password in box" loop along with Server error 0x800CCC90 & WLM error 0x8000CCC92. Any help would be appreciated. I know this is a common error, but there doesn't seem to be a common fix.

A:windows live mail keeps prompting for password

Greetings, ike529az

I had the same issue with WLM, which I never found a cure for the error message.
( Even though I use Windows? 7, my other ? uses Vista?, and this solution worked well for her too.)
The solution was to download, and install, Mozilla Thunderbird.
Thunderbird allows you to download multiple email address, and keep them separately, without having to go to a website to download emails.

Download Mozilla Thunderbird.

I have disabled WLM, and have Thunderbird as my default email client.
If you decide to use Mozilla Thunderbird, you can create different folders for each email address; this is done in the Account Settings.
The folders I created for each of my email accounts are:
Drafts; Sent; Junk; Deleted; Saved.
The email setup wizard will assist with setting up each individual email address.
Hopefully this gives you food for thought; please post back with your queries/concerns.

Kind Regards,

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Does a windows 7 live mail alternate ID also require an alternate password?
--guillaume

A:windows live mail alternate password

You identify yourself with the correct combination of username and password. So all the passwords could be the same.

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