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Windows 7: Windows Mail

21 Nov 2016   #1750
endeavor

Vista/Win7/Win8/Win10 (x86/x64)
 
 

You are very welcome, and I am happy you have succeeded !

..I hope you have some great holidays


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11 Dec 2016   #1751
prukeyhi

98SE/XP/windows7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

irritating 3 bugs but even though i like windows mail
*search bar & views bar keep on showing back, even though i deselected V mark in layout menu.
they are not shown 3-5 times upon opening windows mail after deselected V mark in layout menu-and after that they showing back.
the same happens if do it via registry as well (=1) .
Any idea how to hide the bars for good?
thanks
*a third bug as in the photo, is that details part (tasks\errors) is open all times ,when i manually press send/receive button. again -i press details to close(hide) it , but after 3-5 times upon opening windows mail-it shows up again.
i emphasis i have no errors so it shouldn't open at all.
how to fix that?
i did not find registry values for that.
thanks
p.s- i googled about the issue -but no clue...


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11 Dec 2016   #1752
endeavor

Vista/Win7/Win8/Win10 (x86/x64)
 
 

Good Morning prukeyhi,

As far as the Search & Views bar settings, actually I personally like them on showing.

My Options Settings from day one of Vista's existence, on that GUI you are talking about,
notice All my settings choices, have Always been set like this:
(also notice I circled the ones I think you are talking about)



When I un-check those two settings, and I close and then open WinMail (25 times or more even after a reboot) Then those top right Search Box & Show All Messages displays are still not showing, as shown in this next screenshot:



I don't know what else to say. This is the first time in my life I've ever unchecked those boxes (however I'd personally rather them check-marked and showing) ...but they do stay unchecked for me, so far, after 25 starts.

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As for the Send/Receive Details box your screenshot shows, when I click the Detail box to close, it does close yes, but you are right the next time I do a Send/Receive - it's open again.
However I personally like and want that info showing! and imho, that is not a bug, but is an asset. ymmv
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11 Dec 2016   #1753
prukeyhi

98SE/XP/windows7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

thanks for your answer,
-unfortunately they do not stay unchecked for me ,i have no idea why ...
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Quote:
the Send/Receive Details box that is not a bug, but is an asset. ymmv
in win. XP it stay close and thats the way it should be.
do you have any idea how to "fix" it?
-the 3 issues appear on 2 different windows 7 pc's
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11 Dec 2016   #1754
endeavor

Vista/Win7/Win8/Win10 (x86/x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by prukeyhi View Post
thanks for your answer,
-unfortunately they do not stay unchecked for me ,i have no idea why ...
The layout settings stay put for me on Win7, and for fun interest I just now booted to Vista to check - it's the same way and it stays where ever I set it to stay.

..btw, the Send/Receive Details box on Vista also does not stay closed either.

There is no bug and so there is nothing to fix


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in win. XP it stay close and thats the way it should be.
do you have any idea how to "fix" it?
XP is Outlook Express! You cannot compare that accurately.
There is noting to fix
Actually for fun and interest, I just booted to WinXP, and in OE the box stays open for me there too.

Quote:
the 3 issues appear on 2 different windows 7 pc's
I've explained that already - imho, there is nothing to fix
I do not know what you may done in the past on your OS's to change that.

These are minor issues, and on a fresh OS install they will work as I have outlined.

Remember this thread is specifically for reinstating WinMail on Win7, for normal settings functions in WinMail visit the Vista group.

Also remember kindly, if you don't like WinMail and the way it functions, then it's absolutely more than okay and encouraged to move on up to a supported email client.
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11 Dec 2016   #1755
prukeyhi

98SE/XP/windows7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

ok thank you very much !
Quote:
for normal settings functions in WinMail visit the Vista group.
is there specific tutorial you recommend ?
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11 Dec 2016   #1756
endeavor

Vista/Win7/Win8/Win10 (x86/x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by prukeyhi View Post
is there specific tutorial you recommend ?
I do not know of any specific tutorial since Vista is where WinMail comes from, but it's been so long I am out of the Vista loop. If you scroll down to the bottom of this page, on the left, you will see Vista Forums listed. Go there and click under Browsers & Mail, and you can just post your question in there.
Remember though as I said your Send/Receive Details box is normal, so what's the point!

The only thing I suppose is that those two settings for Layout should stick, it's such a minor issue though, and having that Search & Views box is very minor. I know one thing if you were to ever fresh install Windows 7 and right there re-instate Windows Mail, then the Layout Function Will Work! Everyones else's does. I don't know what things you may have installed or done to affect it since you first installed your OS.
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11 Dec 2016   #1757
prukeyhi

98SE/XP/windows7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

thanks again!
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17 Dec 2016   #1758
prukeyhi

98SE/XP/windows7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

dear endeavor,
1- according to https://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...il-process.jpg
in photo 1-the command ended and you have to reboot (see last line in DOS window photo= step 5 in the Win74umsZip.zip) -
A-do you have to close the DOS window and reboot manually or it does automatically?
(as far as i remember you have to do it manually)
B-only after the reboot you launch WM for the first time ?
C- according to step 5 in the Win74umsZip.zip - there is no mentioning to reboot the machine, further more there is step 6 create shortcut to WM...so what is the correct order?
step5>reboot>step6> launch WM>step7 (is needed? )Restart your system and launch Windows Mail ?
2-About the the Search & Views bar"bug" i reported earlier . so settings as un-check those two settings
Search Box & Show All Messages are not display, BUT they reappear back after i use "send to " menu.
e.g- i send photo/any other file from my desktop by right click on it>send to>mail recipient.
Now after message sent , when i open windows mail again the view and search bar reappear back.
can you check it please?
Thanks
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17 Dec 2016   #1759
endeavor

Vista/Win7/Win8/Win10 (x86/x64)
 
 

dear prukeyhi

My my you are very persistent..

..the answers are:

A = reboot manually

B = Yes

C = Step 5 of the "ReWinMail_tutorial.html" and what is listed to do, implies to also do what you are running in the Command Prompt window, which at the bottom you see it says to Reboot now, and so that's what you do, which is still in step 5.
After you reboot, just as it says you now create the shortcut to the desktop.

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2 = That's very interesting, okay, now you have finally explained your problem with ''good accurate details'' this time - and Yes, in Win7, I can, reproduce what you say happens now too.

..To double check this though, I just booted to Vista and went to Layout and unchecked the Search & Views bar, and they are gone and stay gone each time I open WinMail.
Next test, when I click on a jpg and 'Send To' ..and send the email.... ...LoL... ...and guess what, it does the same thing in Vista - the Search and Views bars now re-appear again!
And so after-all ..it's not a bug in the Win7 WinMail re-instate process, but it's a bug right from and within Vista itself !

Bottom line, it's a Vista bug then, and there is nothing I can fix; you are just going to have to live with it.

Those little Search & Views bars showing is so minor though my dear prukeyhi... you have better things to focus on in life.. ..but I do recognize and applaud your persistence; you remind me of me
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