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2013-02-14, 14:04 #1
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Duplicate email windows 7/Windows live and live mail
I'm not sure when it happened, but its getting old.
I have duplicate email. I orginally started with "live.com"
I got this new laptop in the fall (2012). Is it beacuse Windows Live essentials is loaded as a program?
I don't use any of the other like messenger....or what ever else.
Should I remove Windows Live essentials from running program?
Will I loose exsisting folders I have saved?
Lately i have used hot mail...which updated me to Outlook, and I have no duplicates there.
Suggestions and directions welcome.
2013-02-15, 07:19 #2
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I suggest using Windows Live Mail 2012 http://www.filehippo.com/download_windows_live_mail/
then set it up like this:-
Get a Microsoft Account, i.e. a Hotmail.com account, or the latest version called Outlook.com, and use it to sign-in to WLM. Store all your contacts in your Hotmail.com or Outlook.com account, using .CSV file format to export / import them.
Set the account/s you use to be accessible using POP. My Gmail messages are archived when accessed with POP, so I never lose them unless I delete them. IMAP can also be enabled if you need it to access your account using other applications.
WLM can send / receive from any account, using as many as you need, and you don't have to manually input mail addresses when sending an Email if signed-in.
On signing-in to WL Mail, it will add your Hotmail / Outlook account. When all it's folders have been downloaded, it can safely be removed if you don't want it. Now your account can be added.O wad some Power the giftie gie us, to see oursels as ithers see us!