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Windows 7: connecting programs to Live Mail

02 Mar 2010   #1

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connecting programs to Live Mail

Recently I purchased a new Dell computer that runs Windows 7 Home Premium edition. I imported my Live Mail accounts. I am unable to attach documents to my email messages. I can no longer right click on EXCEL spreadsheets, Word documents, pictures or PDF files and just send them as I could before. What should I do? Thank you in advance for any guidance you can provide. (please tell me very simply as I am a novice user.)

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02 Mar 2010   #2

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Probably on easy solution is to back up your mail. Go to the control panel (programs) and uninstall windows live essentials (Live mail is a component of Live Essentials). Then install it again, it should be working.
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02 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Pro x64

You may need to make sure that Live Mail is the default email program. Excel and Word may be looking for Outlook.
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02 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7

Thank you for your assistance. Your solution worked!
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