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Windows 7: connecting programs to Live Mail

02 Mar 2010   #1
Barriedahl

Windows 7
 
 
connecting programs to Live Mail

Recently I purchased a new Dell computer that runs Windows 7 Home Premium edition. I imported my Live Mail accounts. I am unable to attach documents to my email messages. I can no longer right click on EXCEL spreadsheets, Word documents, pictures or PDF files and just send them as I could before. What should I do? Thank you in advance for any guidance you can provide. (please tell me very simply as I am a novice user.)


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02 Mar 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Welcome

Probably on easy solution is to back up your mail. Go to the control panel (programs) and uninstall windows live essentials (Live mail is a component of Live Essentials). Then install it again, it should be working.
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02 Mar 2010   #3
drywallguy

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

You may need to make sure that Live Mail is the default email program. Excel and Word may be looking for Outlook.
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02 Mar 2010   #4
Barriedahl

Windows 7
 
 

Thank you for your assistance. Your solution worked!
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