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Windows 7: What mail program to use instead of Live Mail?

13 Oct 2012   #1

Win 7 Professional 64bit
What mail program to use instead of Live Mail?

I've been using Live Mail for over 2 years now and I quite liked the old version.
But now I got a new computer, had to re-install Live Mail, and the new version is horrible. I hate those tiny tiny icons in the left corner of the screen, and also the overal look and feel of the new UI.

If there is a way to get the old version I'd gladly take that. But I'm afraid it's not available anymore.

What other programs are there that I could use? I need to be able to import all my old mails.

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13 Oct 2012   #2



There are many free email clients other than Live Mail that you can be used on windows 7.

To name few: Mozilla Thunderbird, Opera Mail, Postbox Express
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13 Oct 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit /XP Home Premium / Ubuntu12.10

This web site will show you the best 11 email clients for windows.

Top 11 Free Email Programs for Windows - About Email
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13 Oct 2012   #4

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

Here is a download link for Windows Live Mail 2011 I think the new version is 2012.
Download: Mail - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

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14 Oct 2012   #5

win7 64 bit

Postbox is IMO one of the best. Simple set up of email accounts, way better than Windows live. So good I paid the 9 bucks for it, and I never do that.
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15 Oct 2012   #6

Win 7 Professional 64bit

Thank you!
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15 Oct 2012   #7

win7 64 bit
free version

Just a note there is a free version called postbox express Introducing Postbox Express 1.0 — Postbox.

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