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Windows 7: Just a Question - What email client(s) are you using on W7

21 Mar 2009   #21
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

I use Yahoo and Gmail. I also have a very private 1&1 webmail account. Oh, yah, I guess I have a hotmail account too which is my 'passport'.


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21 Mar 2009   #22
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

The one thing that WLM sees is it's own messenger option instead of AOL or others. Plus with a Live Mail account you don't see the spam while a few MS letters come in unless you hand out the address at some 3rd party site.

Your usual ISP on the other hand loves to pass along? things where you suddenly start seeing Craig's list, work at home, ink world, and every other dimwit spam ad they can toss into your account on the mail server.

MS has that covered in a different way if you elect to install the messenger with a new popup window for news and everything else rolled up there that places itself right smack in the way once you first sign in and go to the prompter. Gets you to look!
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21 Mar 2009   #23
Maxwell

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Outlook 2007
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21 Mar 2009   #24
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I'm using Windows Live Mail since it ties Messenger and Hotmail all together.
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21 Mar 2009   #25
element4life3

Windows 7 Beta 7000 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
I'm using Windows Live Mail since it ties Messenger and Hotmail all together.
Ditto!
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21 Mar 2009   #26
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
I'm using Windows Live Mail since it ties Messenger and Hotmail all together.
If you are new to using a messenger feature of any type you first have to get used to not pressing the enter key until you are finished typing! That sends on the spot unlike email where you can edit that before clicking on send.

You also have a set of emotions you can add in with any text. Voice chat for those on dial-up of course.
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22 Mar 2009   #27
johngalt

 

Using Thunderbird 3.0 b2 x86-64 (Shredder) to catch all of the following:

1 University account
4 HoTMaiL account
1 Yahoo account
2 GMail accounts
1 Domain account
3 Flashmail accounts (these are about to go away as FlashMail is discontuing free POP access)
1 HoTPOP account
1 ISP account
2 GMX accounts
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22 Mar 2009   #28
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

Not liking Windows Live Mail I use Windows Mail for Newsgroups and a backup email client but Incredimail Premium is my main email client. It's the only one I've found that notifies me of new mail via the taskbar without the need to have it running.
I use it in XP, Vista and now Windows 7.
I also have various webmail accounts setup here and there.
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22 Mar 2009   #29
ukgovsucks

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
I use Thunderbird with multiple email account across multiple Operating systems (my Thunderbird profile is on my data drive and one edit when re-installing an OS brings back everything.). Basically I get an identical Thunderbird view including all my add-ons and rules etc from three current windows installs on this machine.

I did use Live mail for my LIve address but since the changes in January this too is now in Thunberbird
I like the idea of that mate! You may well convert me back to Thunderbird!!

What exactly did you do mate? It's just that I use a hard drive caddy in my system and I'm always checking out other OS's on my second removable drive. So it would be smashing if say I could have Vista on that drive with Thunderbird set up on that too, so I could check my emails on there without worrying about not being able to see the same email on the original hard drive! ( if you follow me! lol )
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22 Mar 2009   #30
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Hi,

Basic instructions as follows

First set up your thunderbird and all your accounts so that you have a client working as you want it.

Next find your profile information folder, its normally in the hidden user Appdata area
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird

the folder name will consist of some random characters with the extension .default

Copy this to the data location you require (on a separate data drive

Next open the profiles.ini file

C:\Users\(username\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\profiles.ini

and edit to point to your new location

Code:
[General]

[Profile0]
Name=default
IsRelative=0
Path=D:\Mozilla Profiles\Thunderbird\tfppal01.default
Default=1
You can now delete the original location to save space

All that needs to be done when installing a new OS is to install Thunderbird then Edit the Profiles.ini to point to the right location

I keep a copy of the profiles.ini file and just copy it across each time
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