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Windows 7: Evolution fails under 64-bit Win7


19 Jul 2010   #1

Windows XP Pro SP3, Windows 7 Pro 32-bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, Windows XP Home SP3
 
 
Evolution fails under 64-bit Win7

Anyone successful at getting Evolution email client [similar to Outlook] to run under 64-bit Ultimate? The install appeared to go swell, but on firstrun it failed during the initial mail account setup.

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20 Jul 2010   #2

Windows 7 Profession 64-bit
 
 

I didn't know they had ported this to Windows but from what I am reading, many folks who tried it on XP and Windows 7 have had a lot of problems, many similar to yours. And sadly, they don't list system requirement only saying,
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We've really only tested on XP and Windows 7, which it runs very well on. Your mileage may vary on other versions.
And sadly too, there is no help or forums on the DIP Consultants Website and the Contact Us links on both the top and bottom don't work. Makes you wonder if support for Evolution for Windows is being taken seriously. You might consider another product.
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21 Jul 2010   #3

Windows XP Pro SP3, Windows 7 Pro 32-bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, Windows XP Home SP3
 
 

ouch.
not good at all.

well, i have both outlook 2003, and thunderbird. I was so aggravated by MS Hotmail/Livemail nuking all my messages that I have been trying to shift to ABM ... anything but microsoft for all things mail. gmail accounts, thunderbird package
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21 Jul 2010   #4

Windows 7 Profession 64-bit
 
 

I've used Outlook since Outlook 97 and have recently migrated to Outlook 2007 and I like it. But I also use MailWasher Pro as my spamblocker so that weeds out most of mail before it reaches Outlook.
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21 Jul 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Digerati View Post
I didn't know they had ported this to Windows but from what I am reading, many folks who tried it on XP and Windows 7 have had a lot of problems, many similar to yours. And sadly, they don't list system requirement only saying,
Quote:
We've really only tested on XP and Windows 7, which it runs very well on. Your mileage may vary on other versions.
And sadly too, there is no help or forums on the DIP Consultants Website and the Contact Us links on both the top and bottom don't work. Makes you wonder if support for Evolution for Windows is being taken seriously. You might consider another product.
I agree. I think it works quite well for Linux but wouldn't bother with it on Windows.
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