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Windows 7: How do you check your email?

View Poll Results: How do you check your email?
Installed client such as WLM, Outlook 44 61.11%
Web based such as Gmail, hotmail 28 38.89%
Voters: 72. You may not vote on this poll

29 Jul 2009   #11

vista x64/ win 7 x64

Mailwasher pro 6.1
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29 Jul 2009   #12


Outlook keeps tabs on my Verizon and BlueHost accounts. File is on the data drive so I can use it regardless where I'm booted from.
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29 Jul 2009   #13


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
I use Outlook to check my Gmail IMAP account.

Same here.
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29 Jul 2009   #14

Windows 7 build 7600 RTM x86

I check my gmail account from Mozilla Thunderbird.
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29 Jul 2009   #15
Joan Archer

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 10 64bit

I use Mailwasher Pro to check then bring it all into Windows Live Mail, that includes my Hotmail and Gmail accounts as well as others.
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29 Jul 2009   #16

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64

Outlook 2007 here.
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29 Jul 2009   #17

Windows 7 RC - 7100 64bit

Ive been a guy since childhood. I just use it to read or send email.

Whats the benefit of using something other than the standard they give?

what options am I missing out on?
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29 Jul 2009   #18
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

well, i use windows live mail as it lets me check all my mail (multiple email accounts for multiple internet personalities ) at the same time, with one doubleclick. otherwise i would have to look at four or five different webpages to check all my mail.

the software also stores my mail locally offline, so i can read already downloaded mail and contact information if my internet dies (which is rare).

plus you can look at news and rss feeds.

i generally leave it running all the time, and have it auto-checking every 10 minutes for new mail. when new mail arrives, i have a sound play, and an icon appear in my taskbar.
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29 Jul 2009   #19


MS Outlook. Compatible with Blackberry. Data file not on C:
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29 Jul 2009   #20

XP_Pro, W7_7201, W7RC.vhd, SciLinux5.3, Fedora12, Fedora9_2x, OpenSolaris_09-06

How do you check your email?
I click on the Thunderbird desktop icon...

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