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Windows 7: Calendar

28 Apr 2011   #1
Waterland

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Hi all
I have just bought a laptop with Windows 7
Everything is fine but can you help with one thing.
On my main computer which is Vista I have the calendar set up to appear as soon as I switch on so all my appointments are there.
On the laptop with Windows 7 the calendar seems to be within windows mail live. Is it possible to set it up as on my desk computer?
Also can I transfer all the data(dates I have fixed) from the Vista to Windows 7 calendar
Mick


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28 Apr 2011   #2
Glhs958

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Right click your desktop, click on Gadgets, double click the calendar. The calendar gadget should now be on your desktop.
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28 Apr 2011   #3
Waterland

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Hi thank you I have got the normal calendar gadget .I want the full calendar displayed as I have on my Vista machine
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28 Apr 2011   #4
Glhs958

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

sorry i misunderstood you. you might try looking over these 2 how tos for some guidance.
Windows Mail
Windows Calendar - Import into Windows 7
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28 Apr 2011   #5
Waterland

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Thank you I think I have a problem as the Vista computer is 32 bit and the new Windows 7 laptop is 64bit. If this does not allow me to import from Vista to 7 can the calendar within Windows 7 mail be made to open on start up?
Again thanks for your help.
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28 Apr 2011   #6
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Another easy solution is to use Windows Live Mail 2011 on both systems. If you sign up for a free .live account (you don't need to use their e-mail), you can have your Calendar and Contacts sync across both computers. If your e-mail is IMAP, that can sync across as well, just like an Exchange Server.

I do this now with my personal e-mail and three computers.
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28 Apr 2011   #7
Waterland

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Thank you but I nuse each computer for seperate jobs so do`nt need to sync. just would like a calendar on opening my windows 7 laptop!!!
rgds Mick
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28 Apr 2011   #8
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

There are plenty of free Calendar apps out there that would do the job if you don't need syncing
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