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Windows 7: windows live mail

02 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 x64
windows live mail

How do you stop windows live mail from running in the background?

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02 Nov 2010   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gcballard View Post
How do you stop windows live mail from running in the background?
right click and close it which part are you refering to?
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02 Nov 2010   #3


Welcome to the forums gcballard

I found the best way is to never install windows essentials; that will keep it from running, I hope anyways.
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03 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

I only have WLM installed so far. When it is closed there are two prosesses and one service listed in Task Manager, all having to do with "Windows Live ID sign-in assistant". By unchecking the service "WLIDSVC" in msconfig and rebooting, all three disappear. The sign-in of WLM continues to work fine as far as I can tell. So closing the program and stopping the ID service prevents any background process.
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