Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Really Stressed and Stumped

29 Aug 2011   #1
Dralla

Windows 7
 
 
Really Stressed and Stumped

Have only had this PC with Windows 7 for a week. Everything was set up and I was using two mail accounts on Windows Live Mail, brilliant and was well pleased. Then up popped a message to update Windows Live essential, so I did and have lost my Windows Live Mail ! Since then I have un-installed all Windows Live Essential programmes and tried to re-install, everything but MAIL installs!! Is it that .MUI file that will not open I thought, so purchased Booster Check, nothing! I have lots of mail files, but no programme it appears in which they will open. Any assistance would be most appreciated, just wish I had never updated as it was all wonderful.
Thanks in anticipation.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
29 Aug 2011   #2
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Hi Dralla, welcome to Seven Forums.
Win Live Mail should be in start menu all progs, Windows Live folder.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Aug 2011   #3
Dralla

Windows 7
 
 

Yes it should be and it was originally, but since updating, removing all Live Essentials and then reloading it does not reappear in the start.all programmes menu. The others do, just Live mail missing. I feel that it has something to do with the exe.mui file not opening and that I may have inadvertently removed something that used to open it. Have been trying everything now for about eleven hours and really stressed out with it. Just want Windows Live Mail to appear once again in my programme menu! Windows 7 was pre-installed on my new PC, so unable to reload.
Its the .exe file for Live mail to load the programme that I seem to require. Help would be most appreciated.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

29 Aug 2011   #4
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Hello Dralla and welcome to Seven Forums. Sorry it has to be under these stressful circumstances.

If you have a System Restore point that was created prior to the message to update WLM you may be able to roll back your machine to that earlier date/time.

System Restore
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Aug 2011   #5
Dralla

Windows 7
 
 

Had a look at that and my restore does not go back far enough. It only goes back to where I in desperation remove from programmes in control panel WLE package and all the foreign programme files as well, such as Windows Live Mesh Active X- Kontrol etc..... That is why I have that feeling that the exe.mui file will not open up enabling the WLEMail programme. I could be completely wrong as I am certainly no techie. One would think that getting Wndows Live Mail back into the programme file list would be easy enough, but not a chance at the moment.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Aug 2011   #6
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hello Dralla

Firstly can you check in this location C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail see if its there.If not try repairing using the installer from the programs and features page.Double click the windows live essentials entry and choose repair.
Name:  Capture.PNG
Views: 4
Size:  56.7 KB

Danny


My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Aug 2011   #7
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

This could help as you are without a restore point.
-
Open Command Prompt.

Important: You must right click and run Command Prompt as an administrator in Windows 7 and Windows Vista to use System File Checker.

Once Command Prompt is open, type the following command and then press Enter.

sfc /scannow

Note: There's a space between sfc and /scannow.

System File Checker will now verify the integrity of every protected operating system file on your computer.

Note: In some situations, especially in Windows XP and Windows 2000, you may also need access to your original Windows installation CD or DVD.

Restart your computer if sfc /scannow did actually repair any files.

Note: System File Checker may or may not prompt you to restart but even if it doesn't, you should restart anyway.

Repeat whatever process caused your original problem to see if sfc /scannow corrected the issue.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Aug 2011   #8
Dralla

Windows 7
 
 

Eureka ! the file was there so what I have done, knowing no better was dragged it to desktop where it sits as a short cut and clicking it takes me directly to my mail page....just brilliant! However what should I have done upon finding it in Program Files (x86)\windows live\mail ?? The correct thing to have done would have been .........??
Thanks a million though for helping me find it once again.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Aug 2011   #9
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dralla View Post
Eureka ! the file was there so what I have done, knowing no better was dragged it to desktop where it sits as a short cut and clicking it takes me directly to my mail page....just brilliant! However what should I have done upon finding it in Program Files (x86)\windows live\mail ?? The correct thing to have done would have been .........??
Thanks a million though for helping me find it once again.
Yep what you have done is fine right click\send shortcut to desktop or create a shorcut and drag to desktop would have been better but in this case is makes no difference.You can now drag that shortcut to your start menu and into your windows live folder if you wish.

Danny
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Aug 2011   #10
Dralla

Windows 7
 
 

Many thanks Danny one happy little silver surfer once again. Also thanks to others for suggestions, all were most welcomed. Thank you sincerely.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Really Stressed and Stumped




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
BSOD while GPU stressed/unstressed, errors 10000007e/00000124/00000116
I've been experiencing BSODs while using a GTX 760 that I purchased 2 months ago, which I RMA'd and received a new card yesterday, and started experiencing them again. I was using an old GTX 470 that worked fine and gave me no BSODs. With both GPU's, I've tried new drivers as well as confirmed...
BSOD Help and Support
FF has me STUMPED?
Hi Folks, When a new version of FF is released, I normally disable my Firewall as it tends to block access to certain items during the upgrade. On this occasion, I forgot to do so. Now when I open a web page, (this one for example) the vertical scroll bar is visible till I scoll the page using...
Browsers & Mail
i am stumped
hi all I have a xfinity gateway all in one wifi built in it. this what was going on in the back room of the house my wifes laptop would lose wifi all the time so I got a new gateway thinking the first one was bad but it dose the same thing . so I got a asus 802.11ac rt-56u router thinking the...
Network & Sharing
Stumped!
I have just changed my computer case for a new one and have a problem. All cables have been checked for looseness. Only one sata drive is connected. Memory works fine (checked with fresh memory) Post screen fine. goes into install windows then When it starts the 'starting windows' screen it...
Installation & Setup
Completely stressed out
Please can somebody help a lady in distress. I recently purchased an Mvix MX780 and want to set it up on a wireless network and the instruction manuel is very unhelpful as it only gives the way for xp. I am using windows 7 enterprise and looked everywhere for it. I hacve got as far as the Nvix...
Network & Sharing
2 things improved from Vista to 7 not stressed enough
I'm an average tech fan. I can't say I am an expert on PCs, but I do like having access to cut of the edge technology. I installed Vista Ultimate x64 when it came out, and now I installed 7 Ultimate x64. Here's a short list of 2 things that pleasantly suprised me: -Windows Media Center finally...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:19.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App