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16 May 2014   #1490
endeavor

Vista/Win7/Win8/Win10 (x86/x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Donz View Post
Thanks, I'll give it a try.

Will it save my messages in my Inbox etc. Or do I have to do an export/import for messages?
After you download the zip on page 1, and as you follow the "TutReWinMail\ReWinMail_tutorial.html" from steps 1 through 7...
If you just do exactly what it says and you already have WinMail installed, it does not touch your message store in any way, the outcome only swaps out to the latest dll, and adds the latest version of registry entries.

While it will be a good thing to get the latest Tutorial run with what it offers, but I don't think it will solve your Sleep...WM hang problem, but it will not hurt it either; that problem may lie elsewhere.
Why leave WM open when you walk away in the first place, just close it before you leave your computer long enough for it to Sleep.


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16 May 2014   #1491
grits

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi endeavor, I'm sure I'm reading your above post wrong but need to ask anyway ( you know me,always stupid questions). Is there something new in tut that I should update to be more secure?
The reason I ask is that I've read a post some time back where the poster said that either a Windows Update or Scannow messed up his/her WM. (sorry, CRS)
I quite often see a post concerning WM in some other thread & when I do, I will post that they should come here but they usually don't. Their loss, .
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16 May 2014   #1492
endeavor

Vista/Win7/Win8/Win10 (x86/x64)
 
 

iirc grits you have run the latest already so you are fine; Donz said he used an older one, how older I do not know.

As far as your question about sfc /scannow with WM, if you used the newer files then there are No Problems using it anymore since previously a necessary registry entry was added to the WinMailEdit.reg which circumvents that particular System File Checker problem of the past where where SFC would restore the original msoe...dll causing WM to fail, but not anymore; if it does then you don't have the latest files.
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16 May 2014   #1493
grits

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thanks.
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16 May 2014   #1494
grits

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Sorry to be wasting space but this has been driving me nuts so went back to find posts only to end up more embarrassed 'cuz I'd forgotten about the Feb. Update.


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16 May 2014   #1495
billg226

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
WinMail Tutorial

Where can I find the "latest & greatest" Win Mail tutorial? Will it work in Windows 8 as well?
Thanks,
Bill

BTW, I used the very 1st Win Mail Tut for my Windows 7 desktop about 3 years ago (I think, lol) and it has worked flawlessly.
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17 May 2014   #1496
Donz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by billg226 View Post
Where can I find the "latest & greatest" Win Mail tutorial? Will it work in Windows 8 as well?
Thanks,
Bill

BTW, I used the very 1st Win Mail Tut for my Windows 7 desktop about 3 years ago (I think, lol) and it has worked flawlessly.

Don't know about Windows 8

Click:
Windows Mail
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17 May 2014   #1497
endeavor

Vista/Win7/Win8/Win10 (x86/x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by grits View Post
Sorry to be wasting space but this has been driving me nuts so went back to find posts only to end up more embarrassed 'cuz I'd forgotten about the Feb. Update.
Hi Grits,

First of all anyone saying that SFC will break WinMail does not have the latest understanding of this project is all, and so obviously does not have nor have run the latest setup, because again and again that SFC issue has been fixed in the later versions and so using a later and/or the current Tutorial, SFC Will Not bother WinMail anymore because of a simple registry change made to fix that very problem. Tested and Proven a hundred times and discussed in this thread previously.
(actually using the very original Tutorials WinMailEdit.reg and running SFC did not break WinMail very much anyway, it just simply reverted the one msoe..dll causing WM not to work and in hindsight was never a big deal, but simply rerunning the latest Tutorial automatically puts the correct msoe..dll back in place anyway and ALSO it importantly prevents SFC from bothering WM going forward... simple as that)

I have not ever needed to run SRUT on any of my current setups. I could test if needed to see what it would do to WinMail, nothing that could not be easily fixed I am sure.

Certainly IE11 & and latest updates for it including the KB you mention is a Plus for Win7 users, and so with IE11 fully updated does not affect WinMail anymore. Tested and as this WinMail thread previously discusses and proves in detail.

As far as I can see Kayooh, at that time, just needed to run the current Tutorial on top of what he had to fix his WinMail operation, it would of taken just a few minutes to fix his WinMail problem. However I do not know what 'else' he has now done in the meantime to further dismantle WinMail.
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17 May 2014   #1498
endeavor

Vista/Win7/Win8/Win10 (x86/x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by billg226 View Post
Where can I find the "latest & greatest" Win Mail tutorial? Will it work in Windows 8 as well?
Thanks,
Bill
You can find information about WinMail on Windows 8 over at our sister Windows Eight forum at this Link

Realize though Windows Mail is not supported on Windows 8 let alone Windows 7
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17 May 2014   #1499
kewl1

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 64 bit
 
 
All is Fine now

Hi endeavor and all,

everything seems to be working fine now. I don't believe that I am spamming everyone with duplicates anymore. The only problem I have now is that my inbox and sent folders are full of thousands of duplicates as a result of probably dragging too may files I guess from the old computer in an effort not to miss anything. I have been trying to find a free program that can remove duplicates from Windows mail but so far no luck.
Have a great weekend,
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