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How to deactivate the embedded email system in Windows 8.1

I have an Windows 8.1 tablet. I login into Windows with my Google Apps e-mail (read Gmail account). It automatically picked up my e-mail creds and now is downloading e-mails to my machine. Well, I ...
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How can I create a desktop shortcut to windows mail in windows 8? [duplicate]

When I right click on it from the apps list (whatever replaced the start menu), I don't get an option to open file location, or even pin it anywhere. It doesn't seem to be in C:\Program ...
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Windows mail app not pulling down gmail contacts

I've linked my gmail account to my Surface. I can use the mail app fine, however one very annoying thing is that the mail app doesn't appear to list all of my gmail contacts despite me telling it to ...
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How do I search for email on the server in Windows Mail?

The Windows 8 mail app only downloads up to 2 weeks of mail down to my Surface. My Windows Phone does the same, but if I search my email and there's nothing within the last 2 weeks, the phone prompts ...
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Hash tag on URL gets stripped off upon clicking link on Windows Mail

In our newsletter we have a link with this URL: http://www.someshop.com/index.php?a=some_name#same_page_anchor This works in Gmail and Yahoo. However, in Windows Mail, when we click the link, the ...
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Activate Windows 8 Mail Notifications

Windows 8 has now the feature of the Notifications, which is also activated in the PC settings. For the calendar I get nice notification while working on the Desktop, but I don't receive a ...
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Vista 64x Window Mail won't close the WinMail.exe process when exiting

I've been running Windows Mail fine on my Windows Vista 64 computer for several years. A few days ago, for no apparent reason, it began failing to stop its WinMail.exe process whenever I'd exit the ...
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How to open EML files in Windows 8 Mail

Title pretty self explanatory. In Windows 7, i was using Outlook and .eml files were automatically associated with Outlook and opened properly. With Windows 8, they are not associated, and i tried ...
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Windows 8 Mail unable to open

When I click Mail from the "metro" screen the fullscreen interface appears for 2 seconds, then closes and returns me back to the metro screen. I am unable to open Mail. I tried removing and ...
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Connecting to Exchange with Windows Mail vs. Outlook 2013

Why would I be able to connect to an Exchange server with the Windows 8 Mail app, but not Outlook 2013? When configuring Windows 8, all I provided was the server, domain, username, password, and I ...
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Windows mail showing “content preview” text - how can I turn this off?

All of a sudden Windows Mail has started showing this kind of thing on ALL emails: How can I stop it showing this? It's only just started doing it. Here's another example:
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Windows Mail on old laptop to new Windows 7 laptop

I just got a new laptop with Windows 7. I use Windows Mail on my old (Vista) laptop. I have four years of emails (and attachments) organized into many folders. My hope is to get all of that onto ...
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Windows Mail unable to send after stalling pop server

I have 2 users that are unable to send email through their Windows Mail (Win 7). One user exceeded our daily email limit and exceeded the number of recipients limit, and the other send many large ...
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POP3 Account suddenly cannot receive emai through SMTP l when used on Windows 7

I was using my ISP's POP3 email account with Windows Live Mail on Windows Vista. Today I upgraded to Windows 7 using a upgrade disk but using a custom install. Before upgrading I exported my email ...
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How to uninstall Windows Mail?

How do I uninstall "Windows Mail" (not Windows Live Mail). When I want to use IMAP (or POP), I normally use Windows Live Mail. I have no need for Windows Mail. (Windows Mail, in its old incarnation, ...
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Migrate from windows mail to outlook express

I need to downgrade from Windows Vista to Windows XP. Is it possible to import mails and address book from Windows Mail to Outlook Express?
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Recovering mail from hardrive (broken os)

Friend of mine broke his Windows (doesn't boot). I will probably have to re-install OS. I want to mount his hard drive in my OS to back up some important files. He said that he uses Outlook express ...
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Find edited Word attachment opened via Windows Mail (Vista)

If you open (not save) a Word attachment in Windows Mail, then it will open the document up in Microsoft Word. This is saved somewhere, and you can edit the file and save it (i.e. no "save as" dialog ...
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Export from Outlook (not express) - import in Windows Mail

I have Outlook 2003 on an old laptop running XP - and I need to move contacts and mail to a new Vista running Windows Mail. Windows Mail does not seem to be able to import pst-files. What to do?
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Access synced notes from iPhone on Windows other than through Mail/Outlook?

I see from the iPhone how to page that synced notes on Windows appear in MS Mail or Outlook/Outlook Express. I don't use any of these programs. Can I access the iPhone notes some other way? I don't ...