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Windows 7: WLM acting goofy! Emails & desktop

04 Jan 2013   #1

7 64
 
 
WLM acting goofy! Emails & desktop

I open WLM and review and or delete the emails. I then click X to go back to desktop.
Instead of going to desktop each of the emails (previously reviewed and or deleted)
is shown a second time.
Problem #2 When going to desktop, it sometimes only goes in pieces!


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05 Jan 2013   #2

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Hello and welcome 1hwtar mate I have no idea what your system specs are (very handy to know) and how old the machinew is or how long this has been going on.

But I would first check the system with a scannow try this -

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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05 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Have you tried any other email clients to see if the problem still occurs? As for your problem sometimes and uninstall and reinstall generally fixes issues like that.

Have you tried Outllook.com? It's web based and you can add all you pop3 accounts and most of you imap accounts. The more I use it the more I like it.

Clutter-free inbox - Microsoft Outlook email
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05 Jan 2013   #4

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Hum good idea Bass I was going to suggest adding say a hotmail / gmail / etc account to it too as mine has two accounts one which is always playing up (my ISP account).
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05 Jan 2013   #5

7 64
 
 
WFS Goofy

Boys - thanks for your interest and assistance BUT my PC says SFC/SCANNOW does not exist and is not valid.I have banged my head on stone walls softer than these computer problems.
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05 Jan 2013   #6

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

Have you tried repairing WLM. To do so go to control panel>programs and features then scoll down to Windows Live Essentials right click then click on the unininstall/change that appears, you will then be given an option to uninstall or repair all of windows live essentials choose the repair option. It is a good idea to back up your emails before doing a repair, though I have never lost any but some people have. As for the sfc /scannow, type cmd into search box, right click on the cmd then choose run as administrator. In the window that opens, type or copy and paste "sfc /scannow" without the quotes and press enter. I would try a repair as your first option.
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05 Jan 2013   #7

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BrightBlessings View Post
Have you tried repairing WLM. To do so go to control panel, scoll down to Windows Live Essentials right click then click on the unininstall/change that appears, you will then be given an option to uninstall or repair all of windows live essentials choose the repair option. It is a good idea to back up your emails before doing a repair, though I have never lost any but some people have. As for the sfc /scannow, type cmd into search box, right click on the cmd then choose run as administrator. Type, or copy and paste "sfc /scannow" without the quotes and press enter. I would try a repair as your first option.
Yes 1hwtar do as Bright says mate the sfc is part of the system mate it has to be there

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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05 Jan 2013   #8

7 64
 
 
goofy wlm

Thanks lads
Another BUT - I did the cmd,. scannow & the trip to "essentials" and
nothing availed?????????????????????????????????
ie Can't open the first email, now but later OK.
The last email cant be deleted.
The stone wall and I are getting pretty familiar.
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05 Jan 2013   #9

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Well something is not ok in the machine I am wondering if we have been looking at the right thing maybe this could be a hardware issue.

Might be worth seeing if it needs a defrag or hard drive scan with say Seatools? or even a memtest on the RAM as thinhsgs seem to replicate.

Having said that have you done any AV scans if not try these

http://www.superantispyware.com/

http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free/
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06 Jan 2013   #10

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

If this was my machine I would back up the mail and addesses then uninstall and reinstall WLM, before doing that try doing what was suggested in the last post but if you are having no other issues with your pc then back up your mail and addresses, account details and uninstall and reinstall and see how you go. it sometimes saves a lot of stuffing around.
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