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Windows 7: How can I get back Windows Mail?

17 Oct 2011   #21

windows 7 home premium 64bit

Thanks for the info. I'll certainly use this facility. Don.

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17 Oct 2011   #22

windows 7 home premium 64bit

I seem to have an extra window here and I can't get rid of it. Another tribute to my general incompetence, I guess.
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17 Oct 2011   #23

Windows 7

I just give up with WLM. Guess I will, one by one, start entering my contacts in Thunderbird. I used to like MS for a lot of reasons. No more...
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22 Oct 2011   #24

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roncerr View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barnum View Post
Is there any possible way to get Windows mail in Windows 7?
Follow precisely: Windows Mail (after your system is up to date per Windows Update). However, as MuffinHat points out, MS doesn't support it on Windows 7, so it's always possible a future update will break it. So far the people behind the tutorial have been updating the critical file in the tutorial (msoe.dll) which is why it's important to update your system first before using the updated tutorial version. Also, as MuffinHat said, it is possible to live with WLM. It's just that it has a lot of new, unneeded, features that make it harder to find what you used to do in Windows Mail. Even the fellow who wrote the tutorial (poppa bear) has gone back to WLM.
I just discovered this new post in the Windows Mail Tutorial:
Windows Mail. The poster claims that SP1 removed some registry entries which are referenced in the tutorial and need to be put back.
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