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Windows 7: Irritating panel in Outlook

22 Oct 2016   #1
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 
Irritating panel in Outlook

Am trialing Outlook email as WLM has gone south but cannot find a way to get rid of the irritating panel on the right hand side - any ideas really appreciated - see pic




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22 Oct 2016   #2
derekimo

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You don't get rid of that, that's in the outlook.com site in your browser, its an advert.

I got the same thing,

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Or townsbg's option below.


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22 Oct 2016   #3
townsbg

Windows 7 pro 64-bit
 
 

There is the option to pay for ad-free use of outlook.com if you are willing to pay $20/year or you can use a client.
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23 Oct 2016   #4
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Thanks Derek and towns I shall have to put up with it and I guessed it would involve money - good old Microsoft
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23 Oct 2016   #5
ethel

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
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Hello ICIT2OL, I have outlook email also. To pay for the adfree version in Australia is now $37.95. I
paid for it last year, but now I have decided to pretend the ads are not there.
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24 Oct 2016   #6
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

yep Ethel it had to be down to money eh? Thing is they have us over a barrel so to speak
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24 Oct 2016   #7
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

The internet is financed by adverts, you either accept that free use of a service will require that the provider to use adverts to pay for the costs, or they will find another way to finance the service such as a subscription or Pay per Use.

This is the way of the world It's not something that only one company does. Microsoft is actually one of the better companies in this, just go to one of the many "free" download sites to see what Advertisements used to pay for a site's cost can become

I know that, for me, looking at an advert in return for a Free email address and online storage is something I have no issue with
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24 Oct 2016   #8
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Yep well will have to grin and bear it I suppose - no such thing as a free lunch now anyway.

I work in health out here and slowly but surely one has to pay for ever more stuff as the time passes.

I still am not over the moon about them taking away a better service (WLM) and replacing it with what I find is an inferior and much slower service.
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24 Oct 2016   #9
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
I've never seen an add using gmail and is what I've pretty much moved too.
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24 Oct 2016   #10
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Hotmail.com, which is now re branded as outlook.com, actually pre-dates WLM by some considerable time and is and of course is a totally different and unrelated product. You could always run your Hotmail email through WLM, which was actually developed as a basic level desktop client when Hotmail was re-branded "Live Mail"

For whatever reason Microsoft have decided to withdraw support for their old low end desktop client, (probably because the vast majority of users are using the web based front end). there is always the top of the range Outlook desktop client, (nothing to do with Outlook.com), or many other free open source desktop clients such as thunderbird and EMClient that are in a lot of ways far superior to WLM and even Outlook
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