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Windows 7: Turn off Windows Live?

16 Aug 2010   #1

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Turn off Windows Live?

I set up Windows live as my default email program. I have now decided to go back to just Yahoo via IE8. Now when I try to open an attachment my computer tries to open windows live and I can't view attachments. I guess need to deselect Windows Live as my default internet program? How do I go back so that my Yahoo email works like it did before I tried Windows Live?

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16 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit

if you go to programs and features, and go to windows programs and disable windows live, that should take care of the problem.
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17 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by josef613 View Post
...programs and features...disable windows live...
Actually, it's called in P&F "Windows Live Essentials". Click on "Uninstall/Change". You will be given the option to repair or uninstall individual components, one of which is Windows Live Mail.
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17 Aug 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit

ok, thanks for the correction, i was close..
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