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Windows 7: Windows Live Mail 2011 calendar error message when opening WLM

06 Jan 2018   #1
tommakawao

Windows Home Premiun, 64 bit
 
 
Windows Live Mail 2011 calendar error message when opening WLM

When I open the Windows Live Mail program (WLM 2011), I get an error message "There was an error when attempting to connect to Windows Live Calendar service. See if an upgrade is available or call a service representative.". I've had WLM 2011 for years. This message just popped up several months ago. I don't even use the calendar at all.

I've tried everything I can think of to get rid of it. Nothing has worked so far. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Thanks, Tom


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06 Jan 2018   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

WLM 2011 was updated to WLM 2012 & has been discontinued for sometime now & is no longer supported. MS sent out numerous warnings about this to all WLM users via emails.

The replacement email program is Outlook.com & it is free. Google Outlook.com & read up about it to see if it is suitable for you. If you decide to use it, you should be able to transfer your contacts etc. over from WLM.
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10 Jan 2018   #3
tommakawao

Windows Home Premiun, 64 bit
 
 
Thanks

I really want to stay with WLM 2011. I didn't even upgrade to WLM 2012 when it came out.

As far as google mail, I have it on another computer. It's just ok. Yahoo mail is closer to WLM 2011, but still not as good in my opinion. I know WLM 2011 is long discontinued, otherwise I'd have just reinstalled it.

So we're back to how to fix the error message.
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20 Jan 2018   #4
matfx

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit
 
 

In my opinion the best solution is move to WLM 2012 version. I am using it right now, no problem for receiving email and sending email, only the calendar and Contacts no longer sync.
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