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Where can I get POP/IMAP settings for Windows Live Domain emails

I have setup email for my custom domain using Windows Live Domains. I then upgraded from the Hotmail interface to the new Outlook.com interface. I cannot seem to find the POP/IMAP settings to connect ...
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Windows Live Mail displays incorrectly in a Remote Desktop session?

I'm having a problem with Windows Live Mail not displaying properly when I use Remote Desktop to connect to my home PC. The problem only happens if someone is also logged into the machine locally. ...
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How to restore Windows Live Mail Contacts?

I recently rebuilt my dad's computer, from Windows Vista to Windows 7. I have everything back now, except for the contacts in Windows Live Mail. How do I restore these from backup? I had his whole ...
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How to select spelling language in Windows Live Mail?

I have Windows installed in English but I write most of my emails in Portuguese, when I'm writing most of the words are not English obviously so they get underlined in red, how can I choose the ...
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Many iexplorer instances open when clicking on a mailto link

Whenever I click on a mailto link, my computer gets whacko and starts a recurrent series of calls that open more and more instances of iexplorer. I need to manually enter the task manager and kill the ...
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Duplicate mails in unread mail view of Windows Live Mail

When I get new mail and go to the "unread email" quick view I always see two version of the email, even though I definitely have only one such version in the inbox itself. Further, viewing the message ...
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How to embed image into Windows Live Mail (Win 7) email signature?

I have tried doing the steps here: http://www.timeatlas.com/email/general/create_image_signatures_in_windows_mail_or_live_mail However I don't like having to uncheck the "Block images" box in the ...
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Internet Explorer 9 send page by email grayed out

Internet Explorer 9 in Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit has the items Send Page by email and Send link by email grayed out. The default email client is Windows Live Mail 2011. I have used the "Set ...
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How to change a POP account to IMAP in Outlook or Windows Live Mail?

I have some e-mails accounts sets to POP and now we have the IMAP service, so we would like to change to IMAP because of the benefits that it comes with it. But I'm trying to do that in Outlook ...
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What does the 'This message is from a trusted sender' message means in Windows live mail

Today I received an email from Ebay which I was reading in my Windows Live environement. I noticed a small green icon before the message, and at the top of the reading pane. The popup of the green ...
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Mail notifier for Windows Live Mail

I use the Windows Live Mail app (part of Windows Live Essentials) as my default mail app. Unfortunately it doesn't notify me when I get a new mail. Are there any apps that can do this? The important ...
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Windows Live Mail Export to Exchange

When I export to Exchange from Windows Live Mail, what file does it create and in which directory?
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How can I use google calendar with Windows Live Mail?

I'm currently trying to integrate my google calendar into Windows Live Mail. What I have so far: I went online to the hotmail calendar and subscribed there per iCal to the google calendar. It gets ...
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Syncing the Outlook Web App calendar with the one in Windows Live Mail

I have already entered all my classes for the year into the Windows Live Mail calendar, but my college uses Outlook web app. I want to be able to schedule meetings with the Outlook web app, but I ...
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imap sent folder setup

I want to setup Windows Live Mail with an IMAP account. The account is hosted with Hostgator if that matters. When I currently set up the account I get an Inbox and with what looks like a Drafts, ...
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How to protect myself against an email identity scam?

I'm using Windows 7 and Windows Live Mail. Yesterday some spam email was sent from my computer to all of my contacts! How do I stop this? Is there any way to do a security prompt before email send ...
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Resize picture when emailing with Windows Live Photo Gallery and Windows Live Mail

Recently, I've set up a PC for computer novices. The PC came with Vista installed, and for managing photo's I let it use Windows Photo Gallery, for email I used Windows Mail (which both came ...
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Windows Live Mail from Outlook Express?

Is there any way to access Windows Live Mail from Outlook Express? Microsoft recommends downloading the Windows Live Mail client, but I don't want to install it unless I absolutely have to. I would ...
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How to disable “smart quotes” in Windows Live Mail?

Windows Live Mail by default changes straight quotation marks (" and ') to typographic quotation marks, aka "smart quotes" (“, ”, ‘ and ’). This often results in the recipient of the email seeing ...
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Sync Windows Live Mail between two computers

I have a laptop where I have been using Windows Live Mail as my email application for the last year. Yesterday I got a dell desktop as well and I am desperately trying to set up so my desktop and ...
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How can I stop Windows Live Mail/Outlook Express asking me if I want to compact my messages?

Is there a way of stopping Windows Live Mail client repeatedly asking whether I want Outlook Express [sic] to compact my messages? [p.s. please don't suggest that I just switch to a different mail ...
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Digitally sign my email (in WLM) with my GnuPG key?

If I understand PGP correctly, I can digitally sign my email with my private key, which will prove they are from me, right? I created my public and private key on my server, but I can't work out how ...
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Open eml attachments inline in WLM

I use Mozilla Thunderbird but my secretary uses Windows Live Mail. If I forward messages to her, it's usually as an attached eml file to preserve the original message's formatting and attachments. ...
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How to share one Windows Live Mail account for all users

Is there a way to setup Windows Live Mail with one email account and have it automatically shared for all users without having to configure Live Mail for each user? I want all users to be sharing the ...
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Mailing Lists for Windows Live Mail contacts with multiple addresses

I am using Windows Live Mail 2012. I have contacts with multiple Email addresses and want to build mailing lists using all addresses (not only the primary ones). I tried to build a category and edit ...
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How can I restore my deleted calendar data in Windows Live Mail?

I have been using the calendar in Windows Live Mail for months now. When I logged on yesterday, all of the data and appointments I have been inputting for months is gone. The calendar is completely ...
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How to backup Windows Live Mail data (ex: to move from Vista to 7)

I am using Windows Live Mail to access my 6 mail accounts including hotmail and gmail. Currently I am using windows vista but planning a clean install of Windows 7. Is there any way I can backup the ...
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Windows Live Mail client caused all my Network Solutions email to be deleted?

I was downloading my mail from Network Solutions' server via POP on Windows Live Mail. The download failed halfway through, so I deleted the emails via Windows Live Mail. When I went back to the ...
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Prevent Windows Live Mail to download all messages from IMAP

I'm trying the Window Live Mail client. Simple and beautiful. However I'm used to an IMAP client that only downloads headers. Windows Live Mail automatically creates a list of tasks to download all ...
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How to import Windows Live Mail mails into ThunderBird?

I have a Windows machine and always use Windows Live Mail, but after a time I descovery that Windows Live Mail do not support filters in IMAP account. So then I discover that Thunderbird that support ...
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How to stop WinMail (Vista Home Premium) from starting up automatically?

Task Manager / Processes shows WinMail.exe; I don't want it to be there automatically, given that it doesn't even work! (says please use Windows Live Mail etc). So i looked in Startup folder, and ...
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Minimize Windows Live 2012 to Windows 8 system tray in desktop mode?

I want to run Windows live 2012 in system tray, so that it can run without having an instance on taskbar when minimized. This was possible with Windows 7 by running Windows Live Mail 2011 in ...
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Windows Live Mail throwing Error ID 0x80048820 while Updating my E-Mail Account

What Happened : I just switched on my PC in morning and I got CMOS diskette error(Dell Inspiron 530S), it just activates the floppy drive, so I switched it off from the BIOS in the next restart. ...
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Windows Live Mail unable to open in links in Chrome (Windows 7)

I'm having a problem where whenever I open links from Windows Live Mail in Google Chrome the page loads indefinitely. It comes up with "untitled" and eventually shows a box asking if I want to kill ...
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How to create a template with contact info in Windows Live Mail?

Is it possible to create a template to use in Windows Live mail which I can load peoples details into from my contact list? I currently send emails to people but I have to manually view them in the ...
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How to copy windows live mail settings to new profile

I've just set up a server as a Windows 2008 R2 domain controller and have configured my Windows 7 PC to be part of the domain. Now that I got a new user profile, how do I migrate settings like ...
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Connecting to Outlook Web (OWA) via a desktop client

I'm having all kinds of timeout problem with the web-based client for Outlook Online (microsoftonline.com), and I'd like to use something like Live Mail to connect instead. So, can I use Live Mail to ...
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Possible to configure Windows Live Messenger to open Hotmail in IE with Windows Live Mail installed?

If Windows Live Messenger is installed standalone when you click the mail icon it opens Hotmail in the web browser (typically IE). After installing Windows Live Mail clicking the mail icon in ...
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Is there a way to register a new @live.com email address for Outlook.com? [closed]

Can we register a new email address that ends with @live.com as a native address for the Microsoft Outlook.com email service (mail.live.com)? I know some of my friends use Outlook.com with their older ...
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Spellchecking other languages than default in Live Mail 2011

My buddy is using Microsoft Live Mail 2011. The challenge is: this is a basically German setup - so the menus and dialogs and all are German. He also needs to write e-mails in English and French, and ...
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Thunderbird: Fetch new messages from server except imported messages

I am using Windows Live Mail for years, but decided to use Thunderbird. I use my mail clients with POP3 connection. I can import my WLM messages into Thunderbird via Import Export Tools and imported ...
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Why Thunderbird doesn't have a “Block Email” option? [closed]

Windows Live Mail has a feature to block email addresses or even domains. Now I'm testing Thunderbird and it doesn't have this feature. Instead, we have to create rules to automatically delete ...
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WLMail displays messages correctly on screen, but prints  where there is =C2=A0 for some messages

There are many questions online related to this. And I understand that =C2=A0 stands for non-breaking space when it appears within a mime part with type: Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8 My ...
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Lost Emails “Windows Live Mail”

Had a power failure, computer shut down.When power restored computer started up but went through many functions before starting. All "Windows Live Mail" folders and messages have disappeared
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Live Domains - email marked as spam

I'm using Domains Live for my domain as email service provider. However, those emails I send are usually marked as spam... I have set the MX record to Prove domain ownership and TXT record of Server ...
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Windows Live Mail will not open

Had 2011 fine for over a year, then last week it just hung on startup - little circle and says "starting". In task manager it is open as a process, but not as an app. I tried offline, reinstalled, ...
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Import account from Windows Live Mail to Outlook 2013

I was wondering if it is possible to import the emails + settings from Windows Live Mail to Outlook 2013? Accounts that are used are POP3's like GMail, ISP,.. Thanks in advance.
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Fix multiple emails being stuck in Outbox

This is an example of the error message that pops up for each of the 19 messages stuck in Windows 7 Live Mail outbox: The message could not be sent. The setting for your outgoing email [SMTP] ...
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Word Document as body of email

I am using Word 2010 and I need to send a word document (with images) using either windows live mail or gmail but I need to have it appear as the body of the email NOT an attachment. Can anybody help? ...
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No contacts after importing a WAB file

I'm trying to import a WAB file (Outlook Express contacts) into Windows 7. The file is 173 KB and definitely has lots of contacts in it. However, once it's been imported the only contact that's in the ...