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Windows 7: Mail Account Settings

29 Nov 2009   #1
Ronaar

Windows 7 home premium
 
 
Mail Account Settings

Hi Guys,

Just upgraded to W7 from Vista (courtesy of Acer).

During the upgrade, my email accounts settings were automatically transferred and seem to work OK but the name of one of my accounts has lost the first letter. I have tried to find my way into the settings to do a manual check but I need to be pointed in the right direction.

Any volunteers?

Ron


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29 Nov 2009   #2
Kari

 

Hi Ronaar, welcome to the Seven Forums.

Which mail client you are using? Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail, Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007, Thunderbird?

Kari
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29 Nov 2009   #3
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ronaar View Post
Hi Guys,

Just upgraded to W7 from Vista (courtesy of Acer).

During the upgrade, my email accounts settings were automatically transferred and seem to work OK but the name of one of my accounts has lost the first letter. I have tried to find my way into the settings to do a manual check but I need to be pointed in the right direction.

Any volunteers?

Ron
In lieu of a better answer, did you consider opening a new account with the correct name and just transferring your mail etc. to the new account?
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29 Nov 2009   #4
Ronaar

Windows 7 home premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Hi Ronaar, welcome to the Seven Forums.

Which mail client you are using? Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail, Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007, Thunderbird?

Kari
Thanks for your welcome Kari.

I am using Windows live mail which is now part of windows.

Not too sure about it but I intend to give it a fair chance.
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29 Nov 2009   #5
Ronaar

Windows 7 home premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ronaar View Post
Hi Guys,

Just upgraded to W7 from Vista (courtesy of Acer).

During the upgrade, my email accounts settings were automatically transferred and seem to work OK but the name of one of my accounts has lost the first letter. I have tried to find my way into the settings to do a manual check but I need to be pointed in the right direction.

Any volunteers?

Ron
In lieu of a better answer, did you consider opening a new account with the correct name and just transferring your mail etc. to the new account?
Thanks for your reply Richard.

I think that would have been too easy, but on second thoughts I would have had to discover how to transfer the mail.
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29 Nov 2009   #6
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

Windows live mail click on Tools / accounts/ highlight account then click on properties/general tab.
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29 Nov 2009   #7
Ronaar

Windows 7 home premium
 
 

Exactly what I expected to find but I do not have a Tools menu option in WLMail.

Has my update gone wrong somewhere.
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29 Nov 2009   #8
jekeesl

Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

Click on the Menus button, just to the left of the Help button (blue with question mark). In the drop-down, click on Show menu bar.
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29 Nov 2009   #9
Ronaar

Windows 7 home premium
 
 

Well done Jekeesl,

You came to the rescue about the same time I found the devil.

I hope this thread will help others like myself.

Thanks to all.
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